Tag: ALtAir

AltAir gets RSB certification

AltAir gets RSB certification

January 31, 2018 |

In Switzerland, RSB is delighted to announce the certification of AltAir to produce biojet fuel, renewable diesel and naphtha, a gasoline component. This industry first sees AltAir join the ranks of RSB certified operators who have applied the RSB Global Standard to guide the development of sustainable sources of biofuel. RSB certification is a preference […]

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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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Tesoro makes its move on renewable biocrude

Tesoro makes its move on renewable biocrude

January 21, 2016 |

Major refiner advancing on biofuels with Fulcrum BioEnergy, Virent, Ensyn. In Texas, Tesoro has unveiled its plan to foster the development of biocrude made from renewable biomass, which can be co-processed in its existing refineries, along with traditional crude oil. And the company has identified three new partners in the process: Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.: Fulcrum […]

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United to start flying biofuels out of LAX in 2015; AltAir to supply 15 million gallons in 3-year deal

United to start flying biofuels out of LAX in 2015; AltAir to supply 15 million gallons in 3-year deal

June 30, 2015 |

In California, AltAir Fuels will begin regularly scheduled deliveries of sustainable biojet fuel to United Airlines LAX operations this year, the airline announced today. AltAir’s Paramount, California-based refinery converts sustainable feedstocks, like non-edible natural oils and agricultural wastes, into low-carbon, renewable jet fuel. This fuel is price-competitive with traditional, petroleum-based jet fuel, but achieves a […]

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Fly the (environmentally) friendly skies: United to commence wide-scale aviation biofuels flights in 2014

Fly the (environmentally) friendly skies: United to commence wide-scale aviation biofuels flights in 2014

June 5, 2013 |

Airline to buy 15 million gallons of drop-in, cost-competitive, sustainable aviation biofuel from AltAir — for flights departing LAX AltAir Fuels’ renewable jet fuel expected to achieve at least a 50 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions on a lifecycle basis In Illinois, United Airlines executed a definitive purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels, and has […]

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AltAir announces camelina biofuels project in California

AltAir announces camelina biofuels project in California

August 23, 2011 |

In California, AltAir Fuels plans to build a biojet plant in Bakersfield that will begin producing fuel in 2012. As a result, farmers in the Central and San Joaquin valleys are being encouraged to grow 25,000 acres of camelina under the Biomass Crop Assistance Program. The five-year contracts are being offered by the US Farm […]

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