Japanese startup Euglena has completed construction of the country’s first demonstration plant for producing renewable jet and diesel fuel. The refinery in Tsurumi, Yokohama, is to begin operation in spring 2019. Euglena has partnered with All Nippon Airways (ANA) to conduct Japan’s first biofuel revenue flight in 2020, when Tokyo hosts the Olympic Summer Games. Other partners include automaker Isuzu, which is to begin using the renewable diesel in shuttle buses this month. The ...

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