Tag: ATJ

Renewable jet fuel’s progress: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

Renewable jet fuel’s progress: The Digest’s 2017 Multi-Slide Guide to Gevo’s ATJ

June 1, 2017 |

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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Advance Australia Air: Byogy steps up in Australia in drive for low-carbon jet fuels

Advance Australia Air: Byogy steps up in Australia in drive for low-carbon jet fuels

July 3, 2016 |

From Australia comes the news that the country’s former Federal Resources and Energy Minister, Martin Ferguson, is now the chairman of the advisory board for Byogy Renewables, the California-based alcohol-to-jet fuel pioneer that has been working towards an Australia-based first commercial project. Now, many people wonder: with spot ethanol prices at $1.60 and spot jet […]

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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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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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Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

Gevo’s Alcohol to Jet Fuel clears key ASTM hurdle

March 28, 2016 |

First commercial test flight with Alaska Airlines comes closer In Colorado, ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants and Subcommittee D02.J on Aviation Fuel passed a concurrent ballot this week approving the revision of ASTM D7566 (Standard Specification for Aviation Turbine Fuel Containing Synthesized Hydrocarbons) to include alcohol to jet synthetic […]

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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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“High confidence level” as alcohol-to-jet fuel closes in on historic ASTM approval

“High confidence level” as alcohol-to-jet fuel closes in on historic ASTM approval

December 16, 2015 |

As ASTM technical balloting is underway and as experts sift through and request revised submissions of technical data, insiders are pointing to an early 2016 approval for Gevo’s renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel.  In Washington, CAAFI Executive Director Steve Csonka declared a “high confidence level” in the approval of a key fuel standard, for alcohol-to-jet fuels, by ASTM, […]

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Alaska Airlines, Gevo to demonstrate renewable Alcohol-to-Jet fuel in upcoming flight

Alaska Airlines, Gevo to demonstrate renewable Alcohol-to-Jet fuel in upcoming flight

May 7, 2015 |

Alaska Airlines ups the ante in the search for sustainable, affordable jet fuels. In Colorado, Gevo and Alaska Airlines announced a strategic alliance to purchase Gevo’s renewable jet fuel and fly the first-ever commercial flight on alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ). The demonstration flight is expected to occur after Gevo receives ASTM International certification for its fuel, […]

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Navy’s NAVAIR completes supersonic ATJ flight with Gevo’s fuel

Navy’s NAVAIR completes supersonic ATJ flight with Gevo’s fuel

December 29, 2014 |

In Colorado, the US Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has announced its first successful alcohol-to-jet (ATJ) supersonic flight, fueled by Gevo’s renewable isobutanol. his is the first aviation test program to comprehensively test and evaluate the performance of a 50/50 ATJ blend in supersonic (above Mach 1) afterburner operations – a critical test to […]

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Surface-to-air: How Vertimass might shatter conventional yields in alcohol-to-jet fuels

Surface-to-air: How Vertimass might shatter conventional yields in alcohol-to-jet fuels

August 28, 2014 |

Saturated E10 ethanol markets; unmet demand in aviation biofuels: can Vertimass’ technology provide the bridge? So there’s this idea in aviation biofuels called alcohol to jet, and it’s conceptually powerful. Behind it is the idea that the E10 ethanol market in the US is right at the saturation point, there’s excess production capacity available — […]

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