Tag: James Hygate


Prince of Wales sees progress on renewable fuels projects

Posted on January 24th, by Green Fuels in Green Fuels Blog. Comments Off on Prince of Wales sees progress on renewable fuels projects

During a visit to Green Fuels Berkeley, Gloucestershire, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales was told how biofuel projects can help people in developing countries and benefit the environment. The Prince, who is a leading advocate of sustainability and environmental stewardship, heard that a Green Fuels project in Brazil holds out hope for rescuing land affected by years of poor management and saving carbon emissions. “This is an ambitious project that includes reforestation of degraded pasture land and urban waste collection,” said Julian Beach, Business Development Director at Green Fuels. The project is the first stage in a scheme in the southeast region of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais that will eventually be a £200 million project with the reforestation of 300,000 acres and involving at least 46 municipalities.

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HRH The Prince of Wales visits Green Fuels and GFR

Posted on January 17th, by Green Fuels in Green Fuels Blog. Comments Off on HRH The Prince of Wales visits Green Fuels and GFR

Green Fuels was honoured to receive a visit by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales on Monday 17th December 2018. As a long-term supplier of biofuel and biofuel related equipment to His Royal Highness, Green Fuels was granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment in 2013. The fuel supplied is used in The Prince’s Aston Martin, the first classic Aston Martin to be converted to run on ‘Green Fuel’, and the Royal Train, which was first operated on waste derived biodiesel in 2007; along with other vehicles.

The visit was hosted by Mr James Hygate, Green Fuels CEO and Royal Warrant Holder and Mr Edward Gillespie OBE – Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Gloucestershire.

During the visit Mr James Hygate provided a briefing on the company’s manufacturing, production and research activities, highlighting key projects.

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Green Fuels CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year!

Posted on May 7th, by Green Fuels in Green Fuels Blog. Comments Off on Green Fuels CEO wins Entrepreneur of the Year!

Green Fuels CEO, James Hygate, has won ‘Entrepreneur of the year’ at the national New Energy and Cleantech awards held in London. James was presented the award by BBC presenter and tech writer Lara Lewington.

The 2015 New Energy & Cleantech Awards were held in London on the 29th April 2015.  Now in their eighth year the awards recognised those who play a pivotal role in the shaping of the future green energy and cleantech industries, celebrating the companies, entrepreneurs, investors and specialist advisers instrumental in the sector today.

Further information on the awards can be found here: http://www.newenergyawards.com/

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Green Fuels at Buckingham Palace

Posted on July 19th, by Green Fuels in Green Fuels Blog. Comments Off on Green Fuels at Buckingham Palace

The Gardens at BUCKINGHAM PALACE were the venue for a one-off event this summer for holders of Royal Warrants to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation. Green Fuels took part in the four day celebration between the 11th and 14th July 2013 and CEO James Hygate was invitde to the Royal preview day on the 11th.

The Coronation Festival was a celebration of  innovation, excellence and industry.  The event showcased the broad range of fine brands, including Green Fuels, which have earned the recognition of a Royal Warrant over the years.

Royal Warrants are a mark of recognition to individuals or companies who have supplied goods or services for at least five years to the Households of The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh or The Prince of Wales Warrants have always been regarded as hallmarks of quality, excellence and service.

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Bali Biodiesel

Posted on January 28th, by Green Fuels in Green Fuels Blog. Comments Off on Bali Biodiesel

FIRST BIODIESEL FACILITY OPERATIONAL IN BALI, INDONESIA

Green Fuels installs FuelMatic GSX 3 to convert the island’s UCO into clean burning biodiesel

The biorefinery manufacturerGreen Fuels is in Bali this week commissioning a turnkey biodiesel facility for Caritas Switzerland, an NGO that focuses on socio-economic development in disadvantaged communities around the world. Green Fuels has installed its 3,000 litre per day FuelMatic GSX 3, the newest and smallest of its processors, which offers the same fully automated technology as the larger FuelMatic GSX processors but at a lower price.

James Hygate, CEO of Green Fuels, said, “The FuelMatic GSX 3 seems to be the key that unlocks the benefits of community-scale biodiesel production. We installed one in South Africa earlier this month and one in Australia last month. There’s a lot of interest in it, especially since it has all the trademark … Read More »