Investment in high-temperature electrolysis
Neste has acquired a minority stake in the German cleantech company Sunfire. Sunfire is a developer of high-temperature electrolysis technology. The company’s patented technology allows the production of renewable hydrogen as well as the direct conversion of water and CO2 into raw material for petrochemical products.
Renewable products reduce global emissions 9.6 million
In 2019, Neste’s renewable products helped customers in several geographic markets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 9.6 million tonnes altogether. This amount equals the annual carbon footprint of 1.5 million average EU citizens or the removal of 3.5 million passenger cars from the roads for a full year.
Wind power drives production sites in Finland
Neste is committed to lowering its carbon footprint in production ahead of the EU’s climate and energy targets. One concrete example of Neste’s climate work is its new long-term agreement on wind power with a leading clean-energy company Fortum.
The blueprints to encourage people to adopt a sustainable lifestyle
Nolla cabin, a sustainable summer cottage built in 2018, was envisioned by Robin Falck and developed by Neste on the ideal of simple lifestyle with minimal to no emissions. Wanting to further support sustainable ways of living and travelling, Neste is organising a competition where 12 lucky winners can obtain the blueprints of the Nolla cabin.
Commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic achieved
Neste and LyondellBasell have announced the first parallel production of bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene at a commercial scale. The joint project used Neste’s renewable hydrocarbons derived from sustainable bio-based raw materials, such as waste and residue oils.
Bio-based diesel fuels deliver carbon emission reductions
According to new data gathered by the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard programme, bio-based diesel fuels like Neste MY Renewable Diesel deliver the state’s biggest reduction in carbon emissions for the transportation sector. In 2018, the use of these bio-based fuels reduced 4.3 million tons of carbon dioxide in California. This amount surpassed the reduction from ethanol fo...
Finland to join Nordic forefront in reducing emissions in aviation
Finland’s incoming government has introduced its Government Programme which includes ambitious climate targets and a goal for carbon neutral Finland in 2035. As part of reducing transport-related emissions, the share of biofuels in aviation is targeted at 30% through a blending obligation.
Sustainable aviation fuel available at Caen airport
It has been announced that Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative. The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) will take place in Geneva on 21st to 23rd May 2019, and European business aviation community has an option to refuel with sustainable aviation fuel at Caen airport in France.
Tackling climate change: could combustion engines be the solution?
In order to tackle climate change, emissions from road transport must also be reduced. There are many ways to cut down transport-related emissions - could combustion engines be part of the solution?
Partnership to fuel fleet with city waste
The City of Oakland and Neste have announced that waste feedstock from the city is now being converted to Neste MY Renewable Diesel and fuels the city's fleet. The City of Oakland, Neste, fuel distributor Western States Oil and local collectors for used cooking oil joined forces to gather waste cooking oils from restaurants and other businesses in the Oakland metropolitan area and convert it to fuel the city’s fleet.
Sustainable aviation fuel ready for delivery to Sweden
Renewable products producer from wastes and residues, Neste, and Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to deliver sustainable aviation fuel to airline and airport customers in Sweden in 2019. Neste and Air BP announced in 2018 their plans to explore and develop supply chain solutions for delivering sustainable aviation fuel to airports and airlines.
The share of biofuels increase to 30% in Finland
The Parliament of Finland has voted in favour of a law for gradually increasing the share of biofuels in road traffic to 30% by 2029. In addition, the Parliament has approved a law for the distribution obligation of bio-based light fuel oil. According to the new law, a share of light fuel oil intended for heating, construction machines and fitted motors will be replaced by bio-based fuel oil starting in 2021.
Renewable diesel launched in Latvia
Latvian network of automatic filling stations, Neste, has launched Neste MY Renewable Diesel for the Latvian transport market. It is produced from 100% renewable raw materials and enables up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil diesel. The product is available at the Neste filling station at 84 Ulmaņa gatves Street in Riga.
Åland headed towards a cleaner future with renewable diesel
Local transportation on the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea is switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel which is produced entirely from waste and residues. The first vehicles to use the product are the local and charter buses of the Viking Line Buss and Williams Buss companies, in addition to the Åland Post fleet.
Californian school buses make the switch to renewable diesel
Vista Unified School District (VUSD), a public school district based in San Diego County, California, has switched its fleet of 53 school buses to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel.
Using waste plastic as material for fuels and plastics
Neste has explored ways to introduce liquefied waste plastic as a future raw material for fossil refining. The aim of the development project is to proceed to industrial scale trial during 2019. The company’s target is to process annually more than one million tons of waste plastic by 2030. "Neste has been ranked the world's second most sustainable company and we are already the world's largest producer of renewable diesel from waste a...
Pre-order the Future: Mind-controlled earphones
The world is poised on the brink of a technological revolution; rapid progress in brain mapping technology means that the ability to control devices with our minds is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Neste’s ThinkEar earphones are a bold entertainment concept that offers thought-controlled personal audio.
Come fly with me: On renewable fuel
Who wouldn’t want to see a world in which renewable jet fuel powers the planes we travel in? This dream is becoming a reality faster than you would think. Oslo airport became the world’s first airport where one can fuel any airplane taking off from its runways with renewable aviation fuel. Their environment sparing renewable fuel is produced by Neste, a producer of waste-based renewable fuels.
Learning concept simulates carbon cycle
A futuristic education concept, born out of the way technology has changed the way we think and focus, has been introduced by producer of renewable fuels, Neste. EduCycle enables real life simulation of the natural world and the carbon cycle’s role in it.