Tag: CAAFI

USDA officials pick up 2016 Partnership Award from Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative 

USDA officials pick up 2016 Partnership Award from Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative 

November 27, 2016 |

In Washington, CAAFI has awarded its 2016 Partnership Award to U.S. Department of Agriculture Ohio Rural Development State Director Tony Logan, and Washington-based USDA colleagues Harry Baumes, Chris Cassidy, and Todd Campbell. Logan is a strong proponent of the Farm-to-Fly 2.0 program, an interdepartmental and multi-federal agency task force whose aim is to establish North […]

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4 minutes with…Rich Altman, Executive Director Emeritus, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative, CAAFI

4 minutes with…Rich Altman, Executive Director Emeritus, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative, CAAFI

November 20, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. CAAFI represents Commercial Aviation Supply chain end customers seeking to support their goals in establishing a sustainable supply of jet fuel to meet its carbon neutral growth 2020 goals. In partnership with the U.S. Military we represent the cutting edge of sustainable transportation […]

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4 Minutes With… Steve Csonka, Executive Director, CAAFI (Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative)

4 Minutes With… Steve Csonka, Executive Director, CAAFI (Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative)

October 21, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the Advanced Bioeconomy. CAAFI is a public-private partnership working on behalf of the jet-powered aviation enterprise for the near-term development and commercialization of sustainable, alternative Jet Fuel supply. We bring together constituents from across the spectrum of those who share our interests in an attempt to […]

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The 11 hottest slides on advancing aviation biofuels, from ABLC

The 11 hottest slides on advancing aviation biofuels, from ABLC

April 24, 2014 |

Experts from Solena Fuels, British Airways, the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI),  the US Navy, the Federal Aviation Administration, Amyris,  Byogy, Gevo, BioProcess Algae, Virent, Mercurius, and ARA were among the highlight presenters at the 5th annual Global Aviation Biofuels Summit, an integrated part of ABLC, the annual bioeconomy conference now underway in Washington, […]

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How to sell renewable jet fuel to airlines

How to sell renewable jet fuel to airlines

August 26, 2013 |

Why are airlines interested in commercial-scale alternative jet fuel production? What are the airlines’ requirements for contemplating the purchase of alternative jet fuel?  What are airlines willing to do to help commercialize alternative jet fuel? What does a “term sheet” look like? What is the best way to engage with airlines? CAAFI’s new 7-page guide tells all. By […]

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CAAFI, Aireg organizing aviation biofuels pavilion, event at Berlin Air Show

CAAFI, Aireg organizing aviation biofuels pavilion, event at Berlin Air Show

June 1, 2012 |

In Germany, CAAFI and Aireg said that they are organizing a joint conference and exhibition to be held at the Berlin Airshow this September 12th. Four US government agencies (FAA, DOE, USDA and NASA) will join with their German counterparts and EC participants along with key private sector players from Germany, Europe and the U.S.  to […]

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Now and Never: What’s working, will work, and won’t work for aviation biofuels

Now and Never: What’s working, will work, and won’t work for aviation biofuels

February 14, 2012 |

New reports from Bloomberg and the USDA focus on 2018 as a critical year for commercial-scale, affordable aviation fuels In New York, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said that jatropha-based fuels were the near-term candidate as sustainable aviation fuels available at prices competitive with conventional jet fuel. The BNEF research unit said that it expected jatropha-based […]

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Aviation and military biofuels: new thinking on finance, fuels

Aviation and military biofuels: new thinking on finance, fuels

February 8, 2012 |

The US Navy, and a group of international airlines, struggle to foster sustainable, affordable aviation biofuels — the Navy for warfighting, the airlines for carbon-fighting. New thinking in finance may finally clear the runways for take-off. While most of the United States was focused on the 2012 Super Bowl, the CSPAN television network snuck a […]

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Biofuels Digest announces speaker line-up for “Military and Aviation Biofuels Markets”

Biofuels Digest announces speaker line-up for “Military and Aviation Biofuels Markets”

February 8, 2012 |

In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced the full line-up of speakers for “Military and Aviation Biofuels Markets”, a special one-day session at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference in Washington DC. ABLC runs from April 205, 2012 at the Capital Hilton – Military and Aviation Biofuels Markets” will be held on Thursday, April 5th. The special session […]

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Biofuels Digest announces line-up for 2012 Advanced Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals Leadership Week

Biofuels Digest announces line-up for 2012 Advanced Biofuels & Renewable Chemicals Leadership Week

December 8, 2011 |

Record number of CEOs, more content, more investors, more networking time, and more exhibitors expected for advanced biofuels’ biggest gathering and deal-making forum. 5 conferences interweaving, on advanced biofuels, renewable chemicals, aviation & military markets, investment & finance, and forestry-based biorefineries. More affordable than ever. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that the annual Advanced Biofuels […]

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