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    How can forecourts thrive within a new era for mobility?

    2023-11-23T06:00:00Z This content is provided by

    With travellers embracing a wider array of transport, from electric vehicles (EVs) to public options, forecourt operators need to tap into demands for more flexibility. So, how can they position themselves to prosper in a less fuel-centric era for mobility?

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    Gasrec augments supply chain as it gears up to expand network of Bio-LNG facilities

    2023-09-22T10:09:00Z

    Bio-LNG supplier Gasrec has announced new deals to strengthen the resilience of its supply chain as the company prepares for expansion, with three new refuelling locations to open before the end of the first quarter of next year.

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    Refuels starts development of new biomethane refuelling station in Kent

    2023-08-25T13:52:00Z

    Refuels has announced that a new biomethane refuelling station for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) has entered construction in Aylesford, Kent.

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    Biomethane supplier ReFuels opens 12th refuelling station under CNG Fuels brand

    2023-07-19T13:14:00Z

    Biomethane supplier ReFuels has opened its 12th refuelling station under the CNG Fuels brand, at Corby in Northamptonshire.

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    Biomethane supplier ReFuels opens 11th refuelling station under CNG Fuels brand

    2023-06-16T09:33:00Z

    Biomethane supplier ReFuels has opened its 11th refuelling station under the CNG Fuels brand, at Newton Aycliffe in County Durham.

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    Greenergy and ABSL project to produce biofuels from waste passes significant landmark in development

    2022-05-16T10:33:00Z

    Protos Biofuels (Protos), a project developed by Greenergy and Advanced Biofuel Solutions Ltd (ABSL) to convert municipal waste into biomethane and biohydrogen for transport, has passed a significant landmark in its development.

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    CNG Fuels plans world’s largest public access biomethane station for HGVs

    2021-05-14T12:27:00Z

    CNG Fuels has announced it will open the world’s largest public access biomethane refuelling station for HGVs by the end of the year near Bristol.

  • Petroineos reduces biofuel level after fuel problems reported
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    Petroineos reduces biofuel level after fuel problems reported

    2019-12-11T00:00:00Z

    Petroineos, the only crude oil refinery in Scotland, has cut the percentage of biofuel in its diesel after the NFU Scotland complained about fuel problems affecting hundreds of its members.The union says more than 400 members have reported fuel issues such as clogged filters and breakdowns.Petroineos said it was investigating ...

  • Greenergy increases capacity to supply waste-based biofuel
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    Greenergy increases capacity to supply waste-based biofuel

    2018-07-20T00:00:00Z

    Greenergy, the UK’s largest supplier of road fuels, has reached an agreement with Oiltanking, a leading tank terminal operator, to purchase an idle biodiesel manufacturing facility located at Oiltanking’s site in Amsterdam. The acquisition of a third biodiesel plant will allow Greenergy to meet growing demand for waste-based biofuel in ...

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    Roadchef recycles waste coffee grounds into biofuel

    2018-06-07T00:00:00Z

    Roadchef has partnered with Bio-bean a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale to reduce its environmental impact. Used coffee grounds are collected from 28 Roadchef sites by Olleco, a resource recovery company, which transports the grounds to Bio-bean’s factory in Cambridgeshire. There they are cleaned, ...

  • Roadchef recycles waste coffee beans into biofuel
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    Roadchef recycles waste coffee beans into biofuel

    2018-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Motorway service operator Roadchef has partnered with bio-bean – a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale – to reduce its environmental impact. Used coffee grounds are collected from 28 Roadchef sites by Olleco, a resource recovery company, which transports the grounds to bio-bean’s factory in ...

  • New biofuel targets for haulage praised by transport minister
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    New biofuel targets for haulage praised by transport minister

    2018-04-13T00:00:00Z

    New biofuel targets coming into force on Sunday 15 April will double the use of renewable fuels in the UK transport sector within 15 years, cutting the sector’s reliance on imported diesel, according to a transport minister. Changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) will compel owners of transport ...

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    £25m funding for biofuel development

    2015-09-09T00:00:00Z

    Three companies have been awarded a share of a £25m fund to help develop greener fuel technology transport minister Andrew Jones has announced. The projects will use waste products which would otherwise be disposed of and turn them into biofuels, fuelling cars and lorries. Jones said: “This is a great ...

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    Moves to limit traditional biofuel

    2015-02-25T00:00:00Z

    A European Parliamentary committee yesterday (Tuesday, February 24) backed a new lower limit on traditional biofuels that can be blended into transport fuels. There has been pressure to reduce the amount of biofuels produced from food crops – because their production can push up food prices and lead to deforestation ...

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    Government support for advanced biofuels

    2014-12-10T00:00:00Z

    A £25m competition to support the development of an advanced biofuel industry in the UK has been launched by transport minister Baroness Kramer. In a written statement to Parliament she said: “This is a major step forward for the UK. According to the feasibility study, gains from the domestic supply ...

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    New European deal to limit food-based biofuels

    2014-06-19T00:00:00Z

    EU ministers have agreed a 7% limit on the amount of biofuels made from food crops in transport fuel. The deal breaks the deadlock reached late last year, when European Union governments failed to agree on a proposed 5% cap on the use of biofuels based on crops such as ...

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    US Supreme Court rejects biofuel challenge

    2013-06-28T00:00:00Z

    An attempt to block the sale of E15 blended petrol in the US has been quashed by the Supreme Court. The court rejected a challenge by the American Petroleum Institute (API), food producers and restaurants, which contended that the blend could harm cars and motorcycles built before 2001, and push ...

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    Royal warrant for biofuel company

    2013-01-23T00:00:00Z

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has granted a royal warrant to Green Fuels in recognition of its supply of biofuel and biofuel-related equipment. Royal warrants are granted to companies that have consistently supplied goods or services for no fewer than five years out of the most recent seven ...

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    Biofuel targets must be scrapped, say charities

    2012-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Car drivers in the UK will pay up to £2bn more on the forecourt in 2020 if the government decides to increase the proportion of biofuels in petrol, according to new research commissioned by ActionAid and Friends of the Earth, undertaken by the Global Subsidies Initiative.The report suggests that policy ...

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    Biofuels worse than fossil fuels and targets should be scrapped, say charities

    2012-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Car drivers in the UK will pay up to £2 billion more on the forecourt in 2020 if the government decides to increase the proportion of biofuels in petrol, according to new research commissioned by ActionAid and Friends of the Earth, undertaken by the Global Subsidies Initiative. The report suggests ...