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KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

KLM picks Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel as climate takes center stage in NY and at the UN

September 24, 2014 |

Renewable jet fuel makes another remove forward — as a new study concludes that delay on implementing RFS2 could be the equivalent of building 5.5 new coal-fired power plants in terms of CO2. In New York, KLM tipped that it intends to fly on Amyris-Total renewable jet fuel, as soon as it receives favorable advice […]

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Total, Amyris say their renewable jet fuel is ready to go

Total, Amyris say their renewable jet fuel is ready to go

June 16, 2014 |

Renewable Jet Fuel Developed by Total & Amyris Meets Newly Updated ASTM Standard for Jet A/A1 The Digest received news from California that ASTM has revised the D7566, the Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons to include the use of renewable farnesane as a blending component in jet fuels for commercial aviation. […]

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Delta signs with Carbon War Room to advance renewable jet fuel

Delta signs with Carbon War Room to advance renewable jet fuel

June 16, 2014 |

From Washington, The Digest has learned that Delta Air Lines is partnering with the Carbon War Room, a nonprofit organization founded by Sir Richard Branson, in an effort to accelerate low-carbon jet fuel production worldwide. This is part of the global carrier’s commitment to environmental accountability, transparency and carbon emission reduction. The organizations, which have […]

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How to sell renewable jet fuel to airlines

How to sell renewable jet fuel to airlines

August 26, 2013 |

Why are airlines interested in commercial-scale alternative jet fuel production? What are the airlines’ requirements for contemplating the purchase of alternative jet fuel?  What are airlines willing to do to help commercialize alternative jet fuel? What does a “term sheet” look like? What is the best way to engage with airlines? CAAFI’s new 7-page guide tells all. By […]

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Amyris: Can their renewable jet fuel ever be affordable?

Amyris: Can their renewable jet fuel ever be affordable?

June 27, 2013 |

In the Digest mailbag, we’ve been getting a fair amount of feedback to our coverage of Amyris’s advances in renewable jet fuel. In our article, we pointed out the growing gap between the price of sugar and jet fuel over the past ten years — giving credence to the use of sugar as a feedstock […]

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Sugar High: Total, Amyris, Airbus complete sugar-based renewable jet fuel flight at Paris Air Show

Sugar High: Total, Amyris, Airbus complete sugar-based renewable jet fuel flight at Paris Air Show

June 21, 2013 |

Landmark flight for sugar-based renewable jet fuel — what’s the future?  As the technology and downstream market matures, the big question is feedstock costs. And they’re trending nicely. In France, Amyris and Total announced a successful demonstration flight at the Paris Air Show its renewable jet fuel made from Amyris Biofene and, ultimately, from plant […]

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United Airlines and AltAir to Use Renewable Jet Fuel at LAX

United Airlines and AltAir to Use Renewable Jet Fuel at LAX

June 4, 2013 |

In California, United Airlines will purchase at least 15 million gallons of renewable jet fuel from AltAir Fuels, a Los Angeles-based refinery. The fuel will be used for flights out of United’s LAX hub starting in 2014. AltAir Fuels is planning to retrofit the idled portions of its Paramount petroleum refinery to produce renewable jet […]

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SkyNRG supplies renewable jet fuel to Cessna test flight

SkyNRG supplies renewable jet fuel to Cessna test flight

March 4, 2013 |

In Rhode Island, SkyNRG has supplied used cooking oil-based renewable jet fuel to a group of small plane enthusiasts who modified a Cessna 182 that the pilots say gets up to 40% better fuel efficiency than a standard model. They flew the plane over the weekend with a partial blend of renewable jet fuel and […]

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NASA starts renewable jet fuel tests on DC-8s

NASA starts renewable jet fuel tests on DC-8s

March 4, 2013 |

In Washington, NASA researchers have begun a series of flights using the agency’s DC-8 flying laboratory to study the effects of alternate biofuel on engine performance, emissions and aircraft-generated contrails at altitude. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions (ACCESS) research involves flying the DC-8 as high as 40,000 feet while an instrumented […]

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Neste Oil to produce renewable jet fuel from Spanish camelina

Neste Oil to produce renewable jet fuel from Spanish camelina

December 24, 2012 |

In Finland, Neste Oil will produce 4,000 metric tons per year of renewable jet fuel using sustainable Spanish camelina oil and used cooking oil under the EU-funded ITAKI project. The three-year project received $13.2 million and will feed into the 2 million ton renewable jet fuel initiative European Aviation Biofuels Flightpath.

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