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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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Cathay sets biofuels-based flight record, as new A350 ushers in renewable jet era at Hong Kong

Cathay sets biofuels-based flight record, as new A350 ushers in renewable jet era at Hong Kong

May 31, 2016 |

These days, Cathay Pacific trades under the slogan “Life Well Travelled” and the delivery of the first of 48 super-modern, super-quiet, super-chic Airbus 350-900s is another milestone for that branding — but it might as well be “Life Sustainably Travelled” because the plane that arrived in Hong Kong last night on delivery from Toulouse flew […]

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Renewable jet fuel, competitive cost, at scale: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to AltAir

Renewable jet fuel, competitive cost, at scale: The Digest’s Multi-Slide Guide to AltAir

May 19, 2016 |

In March, United Airlines made history by becoming the first U.S. airline to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights with the departure of United Flight 708 from Los Angeles International Airport. It’s AltAir fuel — and United has agreed to purchase up to 15 million gallons of sustainable biofuel from AltAir Paramount […]

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Alcohol to renewable jet fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

Alcohol to renewable jet fuel: The Digest’s 2015 8-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

December 16, 2015 |

Alcohol-to-jet. Several are working on it – Byogy, for example, and Vertimass, Virent and LanzaTech. But Gevo has been working through the rigorous ASTM process for six years, which includes extensive engine testing and data analysis by all of the major original equipment manufacturers to establish the specification for this drop in fuel. Once approved, this […]

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A new technology debuts for renewable jet fuel

A new technology debuts for renewable jet fuel

March 11, 2015 |

A new path to affordable jet fuel? Emerging Fuels Technology contends that a combination of gas-to-liquids and hydrotreating is right on emissions and the economics. Here’s the how and why. From Oklahoma we’ve heard that Emerging Fuels Technology will begin licensing an innovative new technology that significantly reduces the cost of manufacturing renewable fuels from bio […]

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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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