Tag: aviation fuel

Solena Fuels seeks to produce aviation fuel from Chennai’s MSW

Solena Fuels seeks to produce aviation fuel from Chennai’s MSW

November 5, 2013 |

In India, Solena Fuels is in discussions with city authorities in Chennai to use the city’s 5,000 tons of MSW per day to produce 120 million liters of aviation biofuel and 45 million liters of diesel per year. The facility would cost $450 million to build with an eight year ROI. Solena’s technology is syngas-based […]

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UTennessee develops biodiesel contamination detector

UTennessee develops biodiesel contamination detector

September 9, 2013 |

In Tennessee, a biodiesel contamination detector has been developed by researchers at the University of Tennessee to protect jet fuel engines from operational issues and flameout if biodiesel contamination levels are too high. At high levels, biodiesel can impact thermal stability and the freezing point of jet fuel. The detector is field-ready and portable, and […]

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Germany and US sign R&D agreement on renewable jet fuels

Germany and US sign R&D agreement on renewable jet fuels

September 17, 2012 |

In Germany, transport minister Peter Ramsauer and US ambassador Philip Murphy signed an alternative aviation fuels development agreement “make research and development in alternative aviation fuels even more dynamic,” the minister said.

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Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels forms

Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels forms

August 31, 2012 |

In Australia, the Australian Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (AISAF) was inaugurated on 08 August 2012. It has funding for 12 months in the first instance. The Steering Committee held its first meeting on 20 August 2012. AISAF is a public-private initiative that aims to facilitate sustainable growth of the aviation industry by bringing together […]

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China Petrochemical Company seeks to produce aviation fuel from used cooking oils

China Petrochemical Company seeks to produce aviation fuel from used cooking oils

August 6, 2012 |

In China, China Petrochemical Company (Sinopec Group) is seeking to produce renewable aviation fuel from used cooking oil after completing production trials. The company has the potential to produce 20,000 tons of biofuel per year, according to a report from the Economic Observer. The report also notes that if biofuel-powered airlines continue to be exempted […]

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