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Mar 18, 2021
Aviation leaders launch 100% SAF emissions study on passenger jet
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Mar 18, 2021
Velocys has welcomed the government’s new Green Fuels, Green Skies competition as a “positive signal” for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The completion is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan that will support UK companies as they pioneer new technologies to convert household rubbish, waste wood and excess electricity into sustainable aviation fuel. Offering... [Read More]

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Mar 16, 2021
Air Canada has announced plans to invest $50 million (€42 million) in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This is part of its long-term commitment to advance climate change sustainability throughout its business. The airline has set ambitious climate targets to realise a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) throughout its global operations by 2050. To reach... [Read More]

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Mar 16, 2021
Technip Energies is an engineering and technology company involved in energy transition. The company, with 15,000 employees operating in 34 countries, is involved in liquid natural gas, hydrogen and ethylene sectors and has a growing market position in blue and green hydrogen, sustainable chemistry and CO2 management. The company benefits from its robust project delivery... [Read More]

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Mar 15, 2021
Neste announced its intention to increase renewable production capacity in Europe and has now concluded a study concerning two possible locations. These are in Porvoo, Finland, and Rotterdam in the Netherlands where Neste has existing sites in both locations. According to the company, while there are many positive drivers for both sites, the difference between the costs... [Read More]

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Mar 15, 2021
OMV Petrom has invested approximately €21 million in the Petrobrazi refinery in order to increase its bio-blending capacity. The largest energy company in South Eastern Europe, supplies fuels with a volumetric bio-content of 6.5% in diesel and 8% in gasoline. Following the investment, Petrobrazi has increased the blending capacity of bio-content in fuels from 200 kilotons... [Read More]

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Mar 12, 2021
Growth Energy announced that drivers across the US have reached a new milestone - logging 20 billion miles on the road using E15. E15 is a 15% ethanol blended fuel and known to consumers at the pump as Unleaded 88. "In an unprecedented year, hitting this milestone is a huge testament to the benefits E15 offers drivers who use it and retailers who sell it,” said Growth... [Read More]

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Mar 12, 2021
US-based Dakota Ethanol has surpassed the one billion gallon mark of ethanol production. The biofuels company began production in September 2001 and its 90 million-gallon-per-year facility in Wentworth, South Dakota, has reached the special landmark. “I’m proud of how Dakota Ethanol has been able to utilise and monetise its lower-than-average carbon intensity (CI)... [Read More]

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Mar 11, 2021
Kuehne+Nagel and American Airlines have entered into an agreement to deploy more than 11 million litres of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The SAF will enable a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner passenger aircraft to fly 25 times carbon neutral around the world or transport 13 million kg of cargo from London to Dallas on a Boeing 777F cargo aircraft. Kuehne+Nagel is proactively... [Read More]

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Mar 10, 2021
Honeywell announced it is developing a power source for hybrid-electric aircraft that will run on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The Honeywell 1-Megawatt generator weighs about the same as a motor scooter, but delivers enough energy to power an entire neighbourhood block. This generator will be combined with the Honeywell HGT1700 auxiliary power unit, currently flown... [Read More]

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Mar 10, 2021
The UK Transport Secretary has reiterated the importance of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) during an interview on radio. Grant Shapps told listeners to the BBC’s Today programme that increasing usage of SAF in the aviation sector was crucial in the overall goal of achieving Net Zero by 2050. He said the Government’s new Transport Decarbonisation Plan was at the... [Read More]

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Mar 5, 2021
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has welcomed the role of biofuels in the introduction of the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for the Nation's (CLEAN) Future Act. The new legislation aims to eliminate carbon on the power grid by 2035 and reach economy-wide net-zero emissions by 2050. She said: “We are pleased to see the CLEAN Future Act includes biofuels,... [Read More]

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Mar 5, 2021
Cargill is expanding soybean processing capacity at two large Midwest crush plants to meet the growing demand for biofuel. Cargill's $475 million (€397 million) investment in seven states comes as US processors are already crushing soybeans at a record pace. Soybean prices have risen to the highest in more than six years as the record crush, and record exports, are... [Read More]

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Mar 4, 2021
Irish low-cost giant Ryanair has vowed to support the development of sustainable aviation fuels (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. Last month, British Airways said it was investing more in SAF in a bid to bring forward its increasing use. Ryanair’s director... [Read More]

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Mar 4, 2021
OMV, the integrated oil, gas and chemical company, is planning to build a pilot plant at its Schwechat Refinery that will produce second-generation biofuels from 2023. Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz (CAC) has been selected by OMV with overall responsibility for the construction of the new biofuel plant. CAC is behind the plan to build the first large-scale plant in Europe... [Read More]


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