South African Airlines' need for aviation biofuels may fuel local altfuel industry

November 23, 2011 |

In South Africa, South African Airlines may have to use as much as 50% biofuels in its fuel supply by 2020 in order to avoid carbon penalties, which could in turn be the stimulus needed to create a thriving biofuels industry in South Africa and the region. Currently South Africa limits biofuel feedstocks to sorghum, sugar cane, sugar beet and jatropha.

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