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CIP to build Europe’s largest green ammonia facility

Denmark – CIP has announced proposals for the development of the largest CO2-free green ammonia production facility in Europe. The plant will be based in the town of Esbjerg on the west coast of Denmark, where the Power-to-X facility will transform power from offshore wind turbines to green ammonia.

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Vopak investing in waste-based feed storage space in Port of Rotterdam.

Vopak is investing in the Port of Rotterdam for the disposal of waste based feedstocks for the manufacture of biofuels such as biodiesel and bio-jet fuel. The demand for renewable energy sources in Europe is on the rise, also as a result of the Renewable Energy Directive II of the European Union.

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£600M bio-refinery to produce SAF for UK airports

Essar Oil is teaming up with Fulcrum BioEnergy Limited and Essar’s subsidiary Stanlow Terminals Limited to set up a new facility to turn non-recyclable household waste into sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for use by airlines operating at UK airports. This innovative bio-refinery would turn several hundred thousand tons of pre-processed waste, which would otherwise have […]

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European funding Alcohol-to-Jet production plant

The FLITE consortium will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJet Alcohol to Jet facility. In 2024 the facility will convert waste-based ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel at a scale of over 30,000 tons a year. The project received €20 million in grant funding from the EU H2020 programme and is a major milestone on the path to […]

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Substitution of plastic with bioplastics creates other problems

To replace EU plastic packaging with bioplastic would require more than the equivalent of the total land area of Ireland. And about a fifth of the EU’s freshwater withdrawal. That concluded a multinational group of environmental scientists. They advice to reduce packaging demand of plastics instead.

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