Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is at a turning point. Aviation has long been considered one of the hardest industries to decarbonise and unlike the automotive industry, we are still years away from being able to use electricity or hydrogen to solely power passenger aircraft.
In the meantime, the most achievable solution is to lower the carbon content of the fuel that powers aircraft to reduce their impact on the planet and climate.
With technological innovation and growing support from national governments, the market needs to adapt and grow to ensure it can keep up with this ever-increasing new demand.
Recent commitments from governments in North America and Europe have increased the pressure on airline producers to find solutions to fuel planes with SAF.
The Biden Administration announced it was coordinating policies to provide new funding, development and fiscal incentives for aviation biofuels as part of a mission to cut the sector’s emission fuels by 20% by the end of the decade. US airlines, as part of their lobby group, also recently committed to raising consumption of SAF by 50% to 3 billion gallons a...
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