Tag: biojet

Japanese researchers develop biojet from recycled clothing

Japanese researchers develop biojet from recycled clothing

December 22, 2016 |

In Japan, Nippon Environment Design Co., Ltd. And Green Earth Institute Co., Ltd. have teamed in the manufacturing and development of the next generation biojet fuel. Known as the “BRING project”, cotton clothing will be collected from all over Japan and recycled using the RITE Bioprocess®, an innovative biotechnology that GEI will put into practical […]

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Port of Seattle, SkyNRG and Carbon War Room launch biojet financing partnership

Port of Seattle, SkyNRG and Carbon War Room launch biojet financing partnership

November 2, 2016 |

In Washington state, the Port of Seattle, SkyNRG and Carbon War Room recently announced a groundbreaking partnership to investigate long-term financing mechanisms that could supply all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) 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 […]

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BIOjet Abu Dhabi partnership flies on locally-produced bio jet fuel

BIOjet Abu Dhabi partnership flies on locally-produced bio jet fuel

January 25, 2016 |

In the UAE, Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability will engage a broad range of stakeholders to develop a comprehensive framework for […]

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euglena to set up biojet demo plant by 2018 using Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process

euglena to set up biojet demo plant by 2018 using Biofuels ISOCONVERSION Process

December 1, 2015 |

In Japan, euglena announced that it has teamed with the City of Yokohama, Chiyoda Corporation, Itochu Enex, Isuzu Motors and All Nippon Airways to produce and supply biojet/biodiesel fuels in Japan for practical use (i.e. commercial flight/public road driving) toward 2020. In order to implement the plan, the company will build Japan’s first demonstration plant […]

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Purdue to fly a biojet-fueled plane to Wisconsin air show

Purdue to fly a biojet-fueled plane to Wisconsin air show

August 1, 2013 |

In Indiana, Purdue University says one of the Pratt & Whitney engines in its Embraer Phenom 100 jet that it will fly to the AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisc. will run on a biofuel blended by the Air Force. The move is to help further promote biofuel use in the Midwest.

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Brazil’s ANP gazettes biojet rules for up to 50% blends

Brazil’s ANP gazettes biojet rules for up to 50% blends

June 26, 2013 |

In Brazil, the country’s energy regulator ANP has gazetted the use of up to 50% renewable fuel in airplanes. Feedstocks for approved fuels include sugarcane and coal. With the new law in place, airlines will no longer need to seek individual approvals for using biojet in flight trials.

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RINs may lower biojet costs but may not be more competitive

RINs may lower biojet costs but may not be more competitive

May 8, 2013 |

In Washington, Airlines for America told Platts that it expects the EPA’s recent decision to allow aviation biofuels to qualify for RIN production will go a long way towards helping the fuel reach price parity with traditional jet fuel. Even though renewable jet fuel can produce RINs, jet fuel itself is still exempt from RIN […]

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On the Move in Biofuels: Council of Energy Resource Tribes

On the Move in Biofuels: Council of Energy Resource Tribes

January 2, 2013 |

In California, BioJet advises us of the death of David Lester, Executive DIrector of the Council of Energy Resource Tribes and a BioJet Advisory Board Member. David Lester led CERT for 30 years. “For the past several years, David has been the Visionary behind the CERT-BioJet initiative now known as Project Thunderbird, one of the biggest […]

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BioJet and JATRO sign  aviation biofuels Collaboration Agreement

BioJet and JATRO sign aviation biofuels Collaboration Agreement

September 28, 2012 |

In California, JATRO announced a major collaboration agreement with BioJet International, for a mutually beneficial business operation across global markets, technologies and geographies, translating into competitive advantages and additional commercial opportunities for each Company and its respective legal entities as well as for both Companies as a common consortium. The ciompanies agreed to collaborate on feedstock […]

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Project Thunderbird targets 10 biorefineries producing 550 million gallons of advanced biofuels using tribal lands

Project Thunderbird targets 10 biorefineries producing 550 million gallons of advanced biofuels using tribal lands

September 13, 2012 |

In California, the Council of Energy Resource Tribes (CERT) today announced the execution of the long-term Development Agreement enabling the 10-15 year major biofuel/bioenergy project between CERT, BioJet, and Tartoosh Environmental. The project, tagged “Thunderbird”, is a multi-feedstock, multi-technology set of projects anticipated to build out in excess of $3 billion. This initiative is seen […]

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