SkyNRG boosts the sustainable fuels agenda by joining the Advanced Biofuels Coalition

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition is pleased to welcome SkyNRG as its latest member. SkyNRG is a global leader in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Since 2009, the company has been scaling up SAF demand and production capacity.

St1 and SCA’s joint venture commences the production of renewable fuels in Gothenburg, Sweden

The Gothenburg Biorefinery, a joint venture between St1 and SCA, has officially opened on 10 April. Inaugurated by Minister of Energy and Business Ebba Busch, the plant marks an important milestone in the journey towards more sustainable energy production.

Advanced Biofuels Coalition signs the Turin Joint Statement on Sustainable Biofuels noted in the 2024 G7 Meeting

The European Advanced Biofuels Coalition along with more than 75 Industry Leaders, signed the Turin Joint Statement, which was presented in the 2024 G7 Climate, Energy and Environment and Ministers’ Meeting Communiqué.  

Advanced Biofuels Coalition on Delegated Act amending the Annex IX: Existing investments must be protected and further support mechanisms established to promote the advanced biofuels sector

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition, representing the leading companies in the advanced biofuels industry, welcomes the recent publication of the Delegated Act updating the list of sustainable biofuel feedstocks.

Advanced Biofuels Coalition welcomes new Chair

Sophia Haywood, Head of Advocacy and Communications at Dimeta has been elected as the new Chair of the European Advanced Biofuels Coalition. 

Advocating Ambitious Climate Targets, Investment Security and Integration of Advanced Biofuels in EU Legislation for 2040

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition, representing the advanced biofuels industry, supports ambitious climate targets, investment security to the renewable low-carbon fuels sector, and a separate sub-mandate for advanced biofuels in EU legislation.

LanzaJet elevates sustainable fuels agenda as a new member of the Advanced Biofuels Coalition

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition is proud to announce the recent addition ofLanzaJet, the world’s leading ethanol to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) technology company and sustainable fuels producer dedicated to accelerating the energy transition,as a new member.

Colabit maps the road to a fossil-free future as a new member of Advanced Biofuels Coalition

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition is pleased to welcome Colabit as its latest member. Colabit focuses on producing fuels that serve as direct alternatives to traditional fossil fuels. By utilizing waste materials from the Swedish forest industry, Colabit efficiently converts simple alcohols into advanced biofuels.

Dimeta and Rinnai team up on greener gas appliances

Dimeta has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rinnai, a global manufacturer and distributor of gas appliances, to explore ways to decarbonise the LPG market in Europe through the use of DME.

Dimeta and Enerkem Collaborate on Large Scale Waste-to-DME Projects in Europe and the USA

Enerkem, the first company in the world to produce bio-methanol from mixed waste at commercial scale, and Dimeta, a joint venture between two of the largest off-grid energy suppliers, have announced that they are initiating feasibility studies for the development of two large scale projects that will convert waste into renewable and recycled carbon dimethyl ether.

Advanced Biofuels Coalition appoints new chair and executive body

Sustainable fuels critical to tackling off-grid energy: Advanced Biofuels Coalition welcomes Dimeta as a new member

The EU should recognize advanced biofuels that have the potential to be net zero as key technology to support defossilization of the EU economy

Open letter – Joint statement of the EU industry: CO2 Regulation for Heavy-Duty Vehicles should recognise decarbonisation potential of sustainable and renewable fuels

EUBCE 2023 – 31st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 5-8 June 2023, Bologna and online

Debate: ‘Accelerating energy independence and emission reductions: The role of advanced biofuels in transport’.

Accelerating energy independence and emission reductions: The role of advanced biofuels in transport | 06 September 2022

Praj partners with IOCL to launch First-of-It’s-Kind and Asia’s First 2G Ethanol Biorefinery

Increased interest in advanced biofuels as interest rapidly grows in the maritime sector: Advanced Biofuels Coalition welcomes GoodFuels as new member

The Advanced Biofuels Coalition (LSB) statement on the need to accelerate domestic renewables and on the ‘REPowerEU’ communication: renewables targets require reinforcing

Ecoplanta signs grant agreement with the European Commission under the Innovation Fund

Increased interest in advanced biofuels as transport decarbonisation policies accelerate: Advanced Biofuels Coalition welcomes Praj Industries as new member

Advanced Biofuels Coalition LSB position: Fit for 55 to unleash the full potential of advanced low carbon fuels

The Ecoplanta project, the only Spanish candidacy pre-selected by the European Commission Innovation Fund

Enerkem achieves a major breakthrough by producing sustainable aviation fuel from local forest biomass

UPM to chair Advanced Biofuels Coalition: advanced biofuels play key role in achieving EU’s climate targets in transport

IFAT 2022 | 30 May – 3 June 2022

Oleofuels 2022 | 18 – 19 May

EUBCE 2022 | 9 – 12 May 2022

Biofuels International Conference & Expo 2022 | 15 – 16 March 2022

EU-INDIA-BCE | 2 – 3 March 2022

Lignofuels 2022 | 2 – 3 February 2022

Bio360 Expo 2022 | 26 – 27 January 2022

Fuels of the Future 2022 | 24 – 28 January 2022

Advanced Biofuels Coalition LSB welcomes increased mandate of advanced biofuels in reducing transport emissions

Advanced Biofuels Needed in the Fit-for-55 Package to Achieve Climate Neutral Transport

Clariant and Harbin Hulan Sino-Dan Jianye Bio-Energy Announce License Agreement For Sunliquid® Cellulosic Ethanol Technology in China

Clariant re-confirmed as chair of the Advanced Biofuels Coalition: “Investors’ confidence needed to make EU fit for 55”

Sustainable and smart mobility strategy crucial for achieving the 2050 climate objectives

EUBCE – European Biomass Conference and Exhibition: The Leading Platform for Global Biomass Innovation

Joint letter on the inclusion of sustainable renewable fuels in the EU mobility legislation

Clariant and Eta Bio announce license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology in Bulgaria

Clariant and Anhui Guozhen and Chemtex announce license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology in China

Leading Danish companies join forces on an ambitious sustainable fuel project

Comments from the Advanced Biofuels Coalition (LSB) on the ReFuelEU Aviation Inception Impact Assessment IIA

Advanced Biofuels Coalition (LSB) input to inception impact assessment on the 2030 Climate Target Plan

28th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2020) – 6 – 9 July 2020

IFAT 2020 – 7-11 September 2020

Advanced Biofuels Conference 2020 – 15-17 September 2020

EFIB 2020 – 5-6 October 2020

Ecomondo -The Green Technology Expo – 3-6 November 2020

UPM invests in next generation biochemicals to drive a switch from fossil raw materials to sustainable solutions

(UPM, Helsinki, 30 January at 12.15 EET) – UPM takes the next transformative growth step and enters the biochemicals

6th Central European Biomass Conference

Green deal driving advanced biofuels from niche to norm

LSB – the advanced biofuels coalition welcomes the Communication on the EU green deal published by the new Commission today. Advanced biofuels are an important solution for reducing GHG emissions from transport.

St1 constructs a biorefinery to produce renewable diesel and jet fuel

18 September 2019 – Energy company St1 has made an investment decision to construct a new biorefinery at its refinery in Gothenburg in Sweden. The design

Cars soon powered by wood thanks to Dutch innovation

Enschede, 16 September 2019 – Thanks to a Dutch invention, cars in Sweden will soon be powered by a fuel made from wood residues such as sawdust. TechnipFMC

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) welcome TechnipFMC’s Process Technology as new member

Clariant to chair the coalition “Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels”: “Commission must ensure a quick and ambitious implementation of the REDII”

19 June 2019. Today Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) nominated Gloria Gaupmann, Head of Public Affairs, Technology & Innovation, Clariant, as Chairwoman at LSB’s Annual General Meeting in Brussels. Gloria takes over the

Mega-order from Finland for Dutch energy technology

RED2 adopted: Decisive Step Forward in Promoting Decarbonization of EU Transport

Decisive step forward in promoting decarbonization of EU Transport – the

VTT and St1 to pilot future bioeconomy: Climate-friendly hydrocarbons from industrial carbon dioxide emissions

Advanced biofuels recognised as a fast-track option for transport decarbonisation – UPM Biofuels welcomes initial agreement on Renewable Energy Directive

(UPM, Helsinki, 20 June 2018 at 10:00 EET) - European institutions have come to an initial agreement on the revised Renewable Energy Directive. UPM Biofuels welcomes the agreement as it creates an obligatory advanced biofuel

Advanced biofuels industry coalition LSB welcomes the initial agreement on RED2 and the recognition of sustainable advanced biofuels for the decarbonisation of transport sector

“Advanced Biofuels are the fast-track option to developing Europe’s bioeconomy and supporting transport decarbonization”, states UPM’s Marko Janhunen who continues as the Chair of Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB)

UPM Biofuels enters the bioplastics market with new partners

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) welcome the Slovak company ENVIRAL as a new member: “Excellent signal for the advanced biofuels industry as EU is to decide on transport decarbonisation measures for the next decade”

Advanced biofuels industry welcomes eu institutions’ commitment to decarbonise transport and calls upon the EU to ensure sufficient confidence & predictability for investors by setting an advanced biofuels mandate in 2021

UPM Biofuels wins the Bioenergy Industry Leadership award in the 2017 Platts Global Energy Awards

LSB welcomes strong commitment to advanced biofuels from IEA and ITRE committee of the European Parliament

EU Commission VP Maros Šefcovic visits UPM Kaukas: focus on renewable energy and climate change mitigation

Enerkem begins commercial production of cellulosic ethanol from garbage at its state-of-the-art Edmonton biofuels facility

Leading swedish advanced biofuels producer SEKAB joins Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels

Clariant and Enviral announce first license agreement on sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol technology

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels welcome French company Global Bioenergies as new member: “Significant increase in interest in advanced biofuels evident as the discussions on future EU policy are soon entering decision-making time”

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels nominate Marko Janhunen from UPM as the new Chair: “Let’s enable sustainable, advanced biofuels to contribute to decarbonising the EU transport sector”

Ecofys study on Crude Tall Oil markets and availability: sufficient supply for advanced biofuels, biomaterials and energy usage

UPM Biofuels gains the world’s first RSB certification for wood-based liquid biofuels

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels welcome the role of advanced biofuels in reducing CO2 emissions from transport

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels welcome Commission proposal on advanced biofuels specific target to decarbonise transport sector

St1´s and SOK´s joint venture NEB plans 50-million-litre Cellunolix® bioethanol plant in Pietarsaari

Joint open letter to European Commission First Vice President Frans Timmermans, Vice-President Maroš Šefčočovič, Commissioner Violeta Bulc, Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete

Technip signs agreement with BTG Bioliquids to design and build pyrolysis plants for biomass-to-oil production

St1 signs a letter of intent with Viken Skog and Treklyngen for a Cellunolix® ethanol plant in Norway

Press Release – Europe should lead on advanced biofuels to achieve low carbon mobility

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels (LSB) appoints Piero Cavigliasso as new chairman

St1 has today launched the first ever St1 Nordic Energy Outlook 2030.

UPM Biofuels gains ISCC PLUS certification for bio-based applications

DONG Energy invests in bio plant in the UK

Clariant’s sunliquid® bio-ethanol is being used in the Bio Alcohol Multi Surface Cleaner of the brand Frosch of Werner & Mertz.

LSB companies featured in the Global Outlook 2016 of Biofuels International Magazine

Corporate Knights ranks UPM on the 25th place in the list of 100 most sustainable corporations in the world

Clariant receives the 2015 German Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment

UN invites UPM to join a group of world’s top 50 sustainability leaders

Second generation biofuels ready for roll-out

Advanced Biofuels, tool to combat climate change

St1, the new Chair of LSB: “EU must create a strong 2030 policy”

St1 built a waste-based Etanolix® ethanol production plant in Gothenburg

BTG-BTL: Biomass to pyrolysis oil: Demonstration on a commercial scale in The Netherlands

Advanced biofuels industry: missed opportunity to promote sustainable advanced biofuels across the EU

Advanced biofuels industry calls for a binding sub-target for advanced biofuels

UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery wins the Commercial Scale Plant of the year award

UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery is in commercial production

European Commission recognised UPM Biofuels as the winner of the EU Energy Europe Awards 2014

Advanced biofuels for a sustainable & competitive EU economy – Breakfast debate, 08:00 – 09:00 AM, European Parliament Members’ salon Brussels

UPM and WWF Finland co-operate to promote the sustainability of wood-based liquid biofuels

Advanced biofuels for a sustainable & competitive EU economy

UPM recognized as one of world leaders for corporate action on climate change

Advanced biofuels industry calls the European Parliament to take firm action on ILUC directive proposal – Chances and challenges for advanced biofuels

sunliquid® 20 shows what it can do in the fleet test with Mercedes-Benz series vehicles

UPM BioVerno wins EU Sustainable Energy Europe Award

UPM and WWF Finland enter versatile cooperation

UPM BioVerno renewable diesel to be distributed in Finland

UPM BioVerno shortlisted in EU Sustainable Energy Europe Awards

Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels welcome the Council political agreement on biofuels but urge for more rapid commitment and action from the European Union member states – Now is the time to act and release the investment lock

UPM to Chair “Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels” Coalition

Creating post 2020 policy framework for investments in advanced biofuels – critical step to achieve EU 2030 climate and energy goals

Renewable fuels of the latest generation essential for Europe’s energy security

Binding target for advanced biofuels needed

Environmental permit to St1’s first Cellunolix® plant in Kajaani, Finland

UPM and Metropolia proudly present: The Biofore Concept Car drives sustainable change through innovative use of biomaterials

Post 2020 Energy & climate package: Clear targets for advanced biofuels needed

DONG Energy and Neste Oil join forces to develop renewable fuels

Fleet tests of UPM’s wood-based diesel show great results at VTT

Construction of the first pyrolysis plant (biomass-to-liquid) has started

Second Generation Biofuel from Clariant and Haltermann. Mercedes-Benz puts renewable fuel on the road

Euractiv – The Advanced Biofuels Sector concerned by the EU Climate and Energy Package

The Advanced Biofuels Sector concerned by the EU Climate and Energy Package

Euractiv – Post 2020: The Advanced Biofuels Sector Calls for a clear Mandate

Post 2020: The Advanced Biofuels Sector Calls for a clear Mandate



European Biotechnology News – BIOFUEL INDUSTRY ATTACK EP





“LSB position on the EC’s proposal to amend the FQD & RED”

St1 Biofuels Oy – subsidiary of St1 Oy and Forest BtL Oy, a company owned by finnish Vapo corporation are new members of the LSB group.

Clariant was appointed to Chair the LSB and CEO Mr. Kottmann nominated Dr. Koltermann to represent the company

BTG: World’s first car ride on diesel fuel from wood residues

Second Generation and advanced biofuels industry calls for solid biofuels regulation

Advanced biofuels industry calls for solid regulations

Second Generation and advanced biofuels industry calls for solid biofuels regulation


New organization supports advanced biofuel deployment in the EU


British Airways joins industry leaders in initiative to accelerate development of advanced biofuels in Europe

Biocarburanti sostenibili, la Toscana protagonista internazionale per incentivarne lo sviluppo

BA and DONG join forces to advance sustainable biofuels

7 EU-based industry CEOs found the “Leaders of Sustainable Biofuels” trade group

Europe’s leading advanced biofuel companies form joint initiative to speed up deployment

Industry players team up to advance biofuels

BA and DONG join forces to advance sustainable biofuels

Alleanza con compagnie aeree sui biocarburanti per l’Europa


Nasce gruppo europeo Leader dei carburanti sostenibili per sviluppo bio

Industry leaders form sustainable European biofuels coalition

Biofuel: un’alleanza europea ne garantira’ la crescita



Ba Touchdown

Industry leaders to support “second generation” biofuels in all EU transport sectors