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Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing launch Sea-Tac biofuel initiative

Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing launch Sea-Tac biofuel initiative

December 17, 2015 |

In Washington state, the Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first U.S. airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a […]

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Washington State University researchers team with Boeing on cellulosic aviation biofuel

Washington State University researchers team with Boeing on cellulosic aviation biofuel

December 3, 2015 |

In Washington state, researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities have figured out a way to successfully convert a common wood byproduct into hydrocarbon molecules that could be used as jet fuel. Bin Yang, an associate professor of biological systems engineering, said the hydrocarbons from his new procedure could eventually replace the need for petroleum-based fuel […]

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Boeing launches Canadian aviation biofuel project using forest waste

Boeing launches Canadian aviation biofuel project using forest waste

December 2, 2015 |

In Canada, Boeing, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG, with support from Canada’s aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel. Canada, which has extensive sustainably certified forests, has long used mill and forest residues to make wood pellets that are […]

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Neste and Boeing team up to accelerate ASTM approval of aviation biofuels

Neste and Boeing team up to accelerate ASTM approval of aviation biofuels

November 10, 2015 |

In Finland, Neste and Boeing will work together to promote and accelerate the commercialization of renewable aviation fuel. The companies will work toward American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) fuel standard approval allowing the commercial use of high freezing point renewable aviation fuel by airlines. The goal is also to gain widespread market acceptance […]

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China! Boeing, Algenol, Inventure deals propel industrial biotech momentum

China! Boeing, Algenol, Inventure deals propel industrial biotech momentum

September 27, 2015 |

西去,直到你东西。As President Xi visits North America, China signs 3 major deals in industrial biotechnology. The East is Red, it’s been said, and the future looks that way too. The US is no place to deploy advanced fuels technology these days, many say. The costs are high, the politics stink, resistance to change is everywhere and the […]

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Boeing announces deal with China to produce aviation biofuel from agri waste

Boeing announces deal with China to produce aviation biofuel from agri waste

September 24, 2015 |

In Washington state, Boeing welcomed China President Xi Jinping to its widebody commercial airplane factory and announced several agreements that will broaden and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation between Boeing and China. Under the framework of the MOU between Boeing and the National Development Reform Commission, Boeing and NDRC announced a new initiative to turn agricultural […]

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UAE halophyte project getting ready to start pilot project in next few months

UAE halophyte project getting ready to start pilot project in next few months

September 16, 2015 |

In the UAE, the halophyte-based biodiesel project under development at Masdar Institute with the support of Boeing, Etihad Airways and other partners is looking at doing a small 12-18 month pilot project of the technology after construction on the 1 acre site is finished in the next three to four months. The plan is to […]

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Boeing and 45 Japanese partners launch biojet roadmap to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Boeing and 45 Japanese partners launch biojet roadmap to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

July 9, 2015 |

In Japan, Boeing and Japanese aviation industry stakeholders have charted a course to develop sustainable aviation biofuel for flights during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, when millions of people are expected to visit Japan. The Initiatives for Next Generation Aviation Fuels (INAF) – a consortium of 46 organizations including Boeing, ANA (All […]

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The Aviation renewable fuels imperative

The Aviation renewable fuels imperative

May 25, 2015 |

“For sure, we see this period as the most difficult, the most critical.” From remarks by Antonio De Palmas — president, Boeing Italy, at the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum In aviation we have changing demographics, and climate urgency. Climate change and pollution is a big challenge for us. At the saem time, aviation is expanding and […]

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Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

Sustainable Bioenergy High-Impact Opportunity launches

May 20, 2015 |

Novozymes, Bloomberg, KLM, Boeing, RSB, Carbon War Room, FAO, UN Foundartion, PANGEA, NEPAD, ICAO, Sky NRG, and the Inter-American Development Bank aim to “facilitate the development and deployment of sustainable bioenergy solutions…and doubling the use of renewable energy.” Seven projects underway in Bioenergy and Food Security, Sustainable Aviation, Policy Tools, Sustainability Certification and Sustainable Bioenergy […]

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