BioMCN appoints new CEO
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 14:50
The Netherlands - Jeroen Koot (51) will join the BioMCN Board of Directors as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Jeroen Koot is the successor of Rob Voncken who announced his departure earlier this month. The appointment of Jeroen Koot as CEO, is effective immediately.
Over the years Jeroen Koot has gained broad experience as CEO, having worked for various international companies such as Fokker, Stork and Klöckner Pentaplast.
BioMCN partner of GEM fuel for FIA Junior WRC Championship
Monday, 10 June 2013 11:41
Delfzijl, The Netherlands, May 22
2013 – The Fédération Internationale d’Automobile (FIA) has announced that the Ford Fiesta R2s used during the Junior WRC Championship will be powered by GEM fuel, a blended fuel containing regular gasoline, bio-ethanol and bio-methanol that reduces CO2 emissions by more than 50% compared to regular petrol.
Brussels grants a 199 million euros subsidy to Dutch biomass refinery initiative
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 16:36Delfzijl, The Netherlands, 18 December 2012 – Today, a consortium consisting of BioMCN, Siemens, Linde, and Visser & Smit Hanab, received 199 million euros in NER300 grants. With these funds, a large-scale biomass refinery will be constructed.
This initiative, also known as the Woodspirit project, will make a significant contribution to the availability of sustainable and advanced biofuels, and to the biobased economy in the Netherlands.
BioMCN signs agreement for biogas
Wednesday, 21 November 2012 00:00
Suiker Unie, GasTerra and BioMCN sign agreement for production and delivery of biogas The companies Suiker Unie, GasTerra and BioMCN signed a biogas supply agreement at the official opening of the Suiker Unie biomass fermentor at Vierlaten (the Netherlands). The agreement covers the production of biogas by Suiker Unie, the transportation and delivery by GasTerra and the purchase by BioMCN. The agreement involves a minimum of 10 million cubic metres of biogas per year.
GEM Fuel introduced during ELE Rally
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 09:12
Official introduction of the advanced and sustainable GEM Fuel
Oldest rally in the Netherlands gets exclusive fuel scoop. The Netherlands, 1st June 2012 – During the 48th edition of the ELE Rally - the oldest rally in the Netherlands - the advanced and sustainable GEM Fuel will be officially introduced in the BioMCN 350Z Challenge class. GEM (Gasoline Ethanol Methanol) is a unique and sustainable fuel which consists of gasoline, bio-ethanol and bio-methanol, which can be mixed in various ratios relative to each other. It has almost identical properties as E85 with a significantly lower CO2 footprint than traditional fossil fuels. This is an important next step in sustainable racing and mobility in the Netherlands.
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