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Changing off-take to achieve take-off: Sea-Tac, SkyNRG, Carbon War Room partner to shake up renewable jet fuel supply chain

Changing off-take to achieve take-off: Sea-Tac, SkyNRG, Carbon War Room partner to shake up renewable jet fuel supply chain

November 1, 2016 |

In Washington state, the Port of Seattle, SkyNRG and Carbon War Room have signed a partnership to investigate long-term financing mechanisms that could supply all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation fuels. Sea-Tac is the first airport in the world to initiate this step to provide an airport-wide sustainable aviation fuel supply for […]

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Gevo produces cellulosic renewable jet fuel for commercial flights

Gevo produces cellulosic renewable jet fuel for commercial flights

October 12, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo, Inc., announced that it has completed production of the world’s first cellulosic renewable jet fuel that is specified for commercial flights.  Gevo successfully adapted its patented technologies to convert cellulosic sugars derived from wood waste into renewable isobutanol, which was then further converted into Gevo’s Alcohol-to-Jet (ATJ) fuel. This ATJ meets the […]

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American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist with Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation 

American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist with Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation 

October 2, 2016 |

In Texas, American Airlines has retained Ocean Park to assist with evaluating alternative jet fuels and identifying the most promising companies and technologies. American recognizes the need to make jet fuel – the most important component of its supply chain – more sustainable. The airline is encouraged by the pace of developments within the renewable […]

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JetBlue announces 10-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston

JetBlue announces 10-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston

September 19, 2016 |

In New York state, JetBlue announced a ten-year renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston, a bioenergy company. The airline is partnering with SG Preston to purchase renewable jet fuel made from rapidly renewable, bio-based feedstocks that do not compete with food production. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements […]

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jetBlue makes record-setting 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel order

jetBlue makes record-setting 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel order

September 19, 2016 |

In New York, jetBlue announced a 10-year, 330 million gallon renewable jet fuel purchase agreement with SG Preston. This marks one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in aviation history, and the largest, long-term, binding commitment by any airline globally for HEFA (hydro-processed esters and fatty acids) renewable jet fuel. The first deliveries […]

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Gevo, Lufthansa rock markets with renewable jet fuel deal 

Gevo, Lufthansa rock markets with renewable jet fuel deal 

September 8, 2016 |

In Colorado, Gevo has entered into a heads of agreement with Lufthansa to supply Gevo’s alcohol-to-jet fuel from its first commercial hydrocarbon facility, intended to be built in Luverne, MN.  The terms of the agreement contemplate Lufthansa purchasing up to 8 million gallons per year of ATJ from Gevo, or up to 40 million gallons […]

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Bind it or blend it: Accelerating the renewable jet fuel market

Bind it or blend it: Accelerating the renewable jet fuel market

July 20, 2016 |

We would like you to consider the proposition that alcohol-to-jet fuels, known as ATJ to the 3-letter acronym enthusiasts, deserve two RINs. and two credits under the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard. For cellulosic jet fuels, two gallons under the cellulosic waiver credit provision and two gallons under the cellulosic production tax credits. And I’ll explain […]

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Why is ATJ renewable jet fuel rockin’ it?

Why is ATJ renewable jet fuel rockin’ it?

June 14, 2016 |

If you’ve seen the astonishing leap in Gevo’s valuation over the past 2 weeks and the jump in Amyris’ value this week, you might have noticed they have one important element in common: both are making major announcements regarding supply of renewable jet fuel. Gevo to Alaska Airlines, Amyris to Cathay Pacific. Quantities are small, […]

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Renewable Jet Fuel:  Why Everything Is So Up In The Air, A View from the Cockpit

Renewable Jet Fuel:  Why Everything Is So Up In The Air, A View from the Cockpit

June 9, 2016 |

By Jonathan Lewis, Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest Having flown the “heavy iron” for more than thirty (30) years, I can state with full confidence that there are only three (3) very important questions pilots have about Jet Fuel: #1. Is it good quality fuel? #2. Do we have enough? #3. How much […]

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Alaska Airlines now flying on Gevo fuels: renewable jet fuel made from alcohol

Alaska Airlines now flying on Gevo fuels: renewable jet fuel made from alcohol

June 8, 2016 |

If you are an ardent follower of the stock market, or even perhaps the Biofuels Digest Index equities, you would have noticed yesterday that Gevo’s stock rose by more than 50 percent on a single trading day, with a gigantic rise in the trading volume to nearly 45 million shares, almost 15X the normal trading volume. Today, […]

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