Finnish company, Neste, a leading provider of renewable diesel and the third most sustainable company in the world*, has opened a new office in Hoofddorp, in greater Amsterdam which will serve as the global hub for the growing renewable aviation business.
Courtesy of Neste
“The opening of our new office in the Netherlands marks an important step in the execution of our growth strategy for renewable aviation globally. We are determined to serve our customers and the entire aviation industry in reducing greenhouse gas emissions with our Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel ™. It has been tested in over 1,000 commercial flights andis already being sold and used in the market,” says Neste’s President and CEO Peter Vanacker.
The Renewable Aviation unit will be headed by Thorsten Lange, who will join Neste by February 2020, as Executive Vice President and Member of Neste Executive Committee.
To meet the increasing global demand, Neste has already ramped up the capacity to produce up to 100,000 tons of renewable jet fuel annually. By 2022, Neste expects to have the capacity to produce over 1 million tonnes annually.
Neste is also launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced from 100 percent renewable raw materials, in the Dutch market through distribution partners Future Fuels Wholesale B.V., EG Retail (Netherlands) B.V a member of the EG Group, Calpam SMD Olie B.V. and Tamoil Nederland B.V. The high-quality product will be available at more than 60 locations throughout the country by the end of 2019.
Besides the Netherlands, Neste MY Renewable Diesel is available for customers in the United States in California and Oregon, Finland, Sweden, Latvia and Lithuania.
* According to the Corporate Knights 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations list.