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Jun 17, 2022
Avfuel signs 1 billion gallon SAF agreement
Bioethanol News
Jun 17, 2022
United has agreed to purchase at least 300 million gallons of SAF over 20 years from Dimensional as part of a commercial agreement. United said this was another step in its bid to reach 100% green net-zero by 2050, without the use of traditional carbon offsets. While facilities around the world continue to use Fischer-Tropsch to produce fossil fuels, Dimensional will... [Read More]

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Jun 16, 2022
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has been safely delivered to New York’s LaGuardia Airport through the Colonial and Buckeye pipeline systems – two essential pieces of American energy infrastructure. The low-emission jet fuel will power a Delta Air Lines flight, marking a seminal moment in the ongoing development and distribution of SAF in the US. “SAF is the most... [Read More]

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Jun 16, 2022
Production and use of renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by an average of 76.9% compared to fossil fuels in 2021, according to newly certified data. It was the 10th consecutive year in which EU renewable ethanol increased its GHG-reduction score. The record-breaking figure comes at a crucial moment for EU energy and climate legislation... [Read More]

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Jun 15, 2022
Clariant announced that it has produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its sunliquid® production plant in Podari, Romania. The entire offtake is contracted with a multi-year agreement to Shell. Over the last six months, the plant underwent a thorough commissioning process resulting in the successful start of production. Approximately 50,000 tons of second-generation... [Read More]

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Jun 15, 2022
Sulzer has been selected by Shell to supply pumps for its major new biofuel facility under construction in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Sulzer’s pumps will support critical processes at the facility, including providing boiler feedwater to drive the steam turbine generator. Expected to become one of the largest biofuels production sites in Europe, the Shell Energy... [Read More]

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Jun 14, 2022
Cepsa and Vueling have signed an agreement to accelerate the decarbonisation of air transport by researching and producing sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Both companies prioritise the development of these sustainable fuels as a tool to further reduce the carbon footprint of air transport and contribute to the goals of the 2030 Agenda and the fight against climate... [Read More]

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Jun 13, 2022
Kuehne+Nagel is to organise the heavy-lift logistics and module transportation for the hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids (HEFA) biofuels project for Shell in the Netherlands. The project will be one of the largest commercial production facilities in Europe to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel made from waste. The biofuels facility in... [Read More]

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Jun 13, 2022
Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has the potential to substantially reduce the climate impact of aviation. In its new forecast, Transport & environment (T&E) has analysed the planned production capacity of 18 European SAF manufacturers. By 2025, T&E found that over 0.16 Mt of e-kerosene would be available for airlines every year. By 2030, this figure will reach over... [Read More]

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Jun 13, 2022
The aviation industry is responsible for 2-3% of global CO2 emissions. With current projections estimating an increase in air travel from two to five billion passengers by 2050, CO2 emissions could reach 21.2 gigatons a year. These need to be abated if the aviation industry wants to reach its net-zero targets. Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has the potential... [Read More]

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Jun 10, 2022
Singapore Airlines (SIA) is to begin selling sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) credits in July. This will help air travellers mitigate carbon footprints as businesses and governments work to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. SIA plans to sell 1,000 SAF credits to travellers and freight forwarders, it said in a joint statement Wednesday with the Civil Aviation Authority... [Read More]

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Jun 9, 2022
Clariant has officially opened its new cellulosic ethanol plant in the southern Romania. The flagship plant in Podari will process 250,000 tonnes of straw to produce 50,000 tonnes of cellulosic ethanol annually, contributing to lowering greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector. After completing the construction and starting commissioning in October 2021,... [Read More]

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Jun 9, 2022
Gevo has announced a new fuel sales agreement with Japan Airlines. The Agreement outlines the details for the purchase of 5.3 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for five years with deliveries expected to begin in 2027. JAL is a member of oneworld® Alliance, and this Agreement falls within the purview of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that... [Read More]

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Jun 9, 2022
Whitefox Technologies has revealed that The Andersons is currently installing the Whitefox ICE® membrane dehydration system at its ethanol plant located in Denison, Iowa. This is Whitefox’s 11th installation in the US and its fourth installation in Iowa. The installation project is in its last stages of completion and is due to be commissioned in October 2022. Bill... [Read More]

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Jun 7, 2022
Southwest Airlines Co. is to invest in SAFFiRE Renewables as part of a Department of Energy (DoE)-backed project to develop and produce scalable, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Funded with a DoE grant matched by Southwest’s investment, SAFFiRE is expected to utilise technology developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to convert corn stover into... [Read More]


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