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Dec 1, 2021
SAF is key to decarbonising aviation, says Heathrow CEO
Bioethanol News
Dec 1, 2021
Members of the oneworld Alliance intend to purchase more than 350 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from renewable fuels company Aemetis. This is for their operations at San Francisco International Airport further signifying the alliance’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Once finalised, the agreements will cover the delivery of... [Read More]

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Nov 30, 2021
Ryanair will aim to power 12.5% of its flights using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by 2030. The Irish low-cost giant has over the past 12 months pledged to support the development of SAF to promote a carbon-neutral future. The airline joined the Fuelling Flight Initiative as part of its pledge to turn the blue airline green earlier in the year. Ryanair’s director... [Read More]

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Nov 29, 2021
Biotech firm Viridos has signed a joint agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering to bring its low-carbon intensity biofuels toward commercial levels. The company’s microalgae research has achieved greater than five times bio-oil productivity increases by increasing both the oil content in the algae and the algae yield. The results from outdoor deployment... [Read More]

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Nov 29, 2021
Initial findings from a study of the impact of 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on both engines of a commercial jet have provided promising early results, Neste has reported. The Emission and Climate Impact of Alternative Fuels (ECLIF3) study involving Airbus, Rolls-Royce, German research centre DLR and Neste, marked the first time 100% SAF has been measured simultaneously... [Read More]

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Nov 26, 2021
Moto GP has revealed that all its classes will run on 100% fossil free fuels by 2027. The motorcycle racing sport will also shift to at least 40% fossil-free by 2024. The fuels will either be laboratory-created, using components sourced from a carbon capture scheme, or derived from municipal waste or non-food biomass, thereby achieving significant savings in greenhouse... [Read More]

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Nov 26, 2021
Brussels Airport’s Stargate project has been officially launched. Brussels Airport will be working with a consortium of 21 partners on some 30 concrete projects to make aviation and airports greener and more sustainable in the next five years. Stargate includes building a biofuel blending installation at the airport, electric ground handling material and testing a... [Read More]

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Nov 25, 2021
Air bp has announced its first sale of ISCC PLUS certified sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Spain. Air bp’s aviation customer NetJets Europe became the first to purchase the fuel earlier in the summer. The SAF is supplied locally from bp’s Castellon refinery and available across the Air bp network in Spain. Waste based sustainable feedstocks is procured by the... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2021
Celtic Renewables hosted media from all over the world as COP26 arrived at the company’s country of origin earlier this month. The company was featured live on ITV’s Good Morning Britain while also appearing on the Australian evening news. The company was also showcased in UN Ambassador Sacha Dench’s documentary on sustainability “Discovering the Green Revolution”... [Read More]

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Nov 23, 2021
Shell plans to build a biofuels plant in Singapore to help the company meet its target of halving emissions by 2030. The company intends to construct a 550,000-tonne a year biofuels plant that can make hydrogen from cooking oils and animal fats, which are then used to produce diesel for road transport, aviation fuel or chemicals, according to a statement from the company.... [Read More]

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Nov 22, 2021
ePURE’s Emmanuel Desplechin will survey the EU legislative landscape for biofuels and road transport decarbonisation when he addresses biofuels' delegates next year. The organisation’s secretary general will focus on the sweeping new “Fit for 55” proposals at the Biofuels International Conference and Expo in March. Desplechin will stress that the EU has set important... [Read More]

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Nov 18, 2021
Emirates and GE Aviation have signed an MoU to operate a test flight operated by one of the airline’s Boeing 777-300ERs powered by 100% SAF by the end of next year. The demonstration flight is in line with both companies’ efforts to lower CO2 emissions and support the industry in scaling up the demand for and use of sustainable aviation fuels. “Our agreement with... [Read More]

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Nov 17, 2021
Bell Textron revealed that its 525 Relentless completed its first flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Bell first incorporated SAF in its training and demonstration fleet in March. “The Bell 525 continues to demonstrate unprecedented performance as it progresses through flight testing,” said Doug May, vice president of flight, Bell. “Showcasing the aircraft’s... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 17, 2021
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) board of directors voted to support new policies that credit farmers and ethanol producers for activities helping ethanol reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by mid-century. The directors said this resolution aligns with ACE’s ongoing work to highlight how climate-smart farming practices, efficiencies at ethanol plants,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Nov 17, 2021
Gevo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sweetwater Energy regarding the use of sustainably sourced agricultural residues as a feedstock for producing cellulosic alcohols and energy-dense renewable liquid hydrocarbons. Sweetwater plans to build, own and operate a facility adjacent to Gevo’s existing plant in Luverne, Minnesota, to produce high-value,... [Read More]


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