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Boeing, COMAC open facility to transform ‘gutter oil’ into aviation biofuel

Boeing, COMAC open facility to transform ‘gutter oil’ into aviation biofuel

October 23, 2014 |

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel China-U.S. Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project supports sustainable growth of commercial aviation In China, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as “gutter oil” in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The […]

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Boeing and CACC open aviation biofuel demo plant

Boeing and CACC open aviation biofuel demo plant

October 22, 2014 |

In China, Boeing and Commercial Aircraft Corp of China inaugurated their gutter oil-based aviation biofuel demo plant with a production of 160 gallons per day. The technology was developed by Hangzhou Energy & Engineering Technology and is part of the China-US Aviation Biofuel Pilot Project. Estimates are 1.8 billion liters of aviation fuel could be produced […]

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Boeing, SkyNRG and SAA to develop tobacco-based biofuels in South Africa

Boeing, SkyNRG and SAA to develop tobacco-based biofuels in South Africa

August 7, 2014 |

In South Africa, Boeing, South African Airlines and SkyNRG announced they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation between Boeing and SAA to develop renewable jet fuel in ways that support South Africa’s goals for public health as well as economic and rural development. […]

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Boeing releases annual Environment Report with aviation biofuel goals

Boeing releases annual Environment Report with aviation biofuel goals

June 9, 2014 |

In Chicago, Boeing has released its annual Environment Report, setting new 2017 targets for greenhouse gas emissions, water consumption, solid waste to landfill and hazardous waste generation. According to the report, the company will continue develop and bring  sustainable aviation biofuel to market commercialization. The report also detailed the company’s plan to launch two new […]

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Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

May 13, 2014 |

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with […]

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Boeing and Embraer To Establish Joint Biojet Research Center in Brazil

Boeing and Embraer To Establish Joint Biojet Research Center in Brazil

May 12, 2014 |

In Brazil, Boeing and Embraer S.A. have announced plans to create a joint research center for sustainable aviation biofuel. In addition to joint research, the partnership will also fund research with Brazilian universities and other institutions in order to fill gaps in the sustainable aviation biofuel chain in Brazil. Located in Sao Jose dos Campos […]

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Boeing launches smallholders initiative with RSB and South African Airways

Boeing launches smallholders initiative with RSB and South African Airways

March 5, 2014 |

In South Africa, Boeing is launching an initiative with South African Airways and the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to expand opportunities for “smallholder” farmers in Southern Africa to grow crops that produce sustainable fuels. The program builds on a global effort by Boeing, RSB and other partners to help farmers with small plots of land […]

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Halophytes are cost-competitive, says Boeing, SBRC

Halophytes are cost-competitive, says Boeing, SBRC

February 3, 2014 |

In the UAE, Boeing, along with partners at the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), announced that the desert plant halophyte produces biofuel more efficiently than most other well-known feedstocks at low, competitive costs, according to their research. “Halophytes show even more promise than we expected as a source of renewable fuel for jets and other […]

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Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and Masdar to collaborate for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE

Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and Masdar to collaborate for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE

January 20, 2014 |

In the United Arab Emirates, Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have announced a collaboration for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE. The collaboration, BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability, will develop a comprehensive framework for a UAE biofuel supply chain, which is already in motion. Etihad […]

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Boeing hoping for ASTM approval for green diesel as jet fuel by year’s end

Boeing hoping for ASTM approval for green diesel as jet fuel by year’s end

January 14, 2014 |

In Washington, Boeing is seeking ASTM approval by year’s end to allow green diesel to be used as a replacement for Jet A, allowing the commercialization of biofuels for jet fuel to speed up rapidly. Already production will hit 800 million gallons by the end of this year. The company is seeking an annex to […]

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