Tag: SAF

Airlines for America applaud approval of new sustainable aviation fuel pathway

Airlines for America applaud approval of new sustainable aviation fuel pathway

May 17, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., Airlines for America, an industry trade organization for leading U.S. airlines, applauds the addition of a seventh annex to ASTM International’s sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) specification, D7566, which will further enable the use of SAF by the U.S. airlines. “Even as the U.S. airlines work to address the COVID-19 crisis and aid […]

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Policy Action Needed to Advance SAF, Even During Covid-19: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy in U.S.

Policy Action Needed to Advance SAF, Even During Covid-19: The Digest’s 2020 Multi-Slide Guide to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy in U.S.

May 6, 2020 |

Aviation’s current reliance on fossil fuels, its expected continued growth rate following the COVID-19 pandemic, the service lifespan of aircraft, and the lack of nonliquid fuel alternatives make it a challenging sector to decarbonize, especially compared with ground transportation, according to the Atlantic Council’s latest report. However, there is an opportunity to invigorate Sustainable Aviation […]

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Atlantic Council Releases Report on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy in the United States

Atlantic Council Releases Report on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy in the United States

May 3, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center released a new report, Sustainable Aviation Fuel Policy in the United States: A Pragmatic Way Forward which provides a set of near and long-term federal policy options that could be implemented in order to encourage the use of sustainable aviation fuels. The report contextualizes each policy […]

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Why Airlines Should Sell Sustainable Jet Fuels

Why Airlines Should Sell Sustainable Jet Fuels

March 11, 2020 |

By Merlin Woodman Special to The Digest An open letter to the airline industry Dear airlines, please sell us sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). It’s the only feasible way to green up aviation at the moment.* I’ve cleaned up most of my CO2-emitting activities, but now flying remains as the largest remaining slice of the pie. […]

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Japanese consortium to study SAF production using Fulcrum Bioenergy’s technology

Japanese consortium to study SAF production using Fulcrum Bioenergy’s technology

February 27, 2020 |

In Japan, Japan Airlines, Marubeni, JXTG Nippon Oil and Energy and JGC Japan have agreed to jointly conduct a feasibility study on Sustainable Aviation Fuel production and sales in Japan through the use of industrial and municipal waste, including plastic waste. In this joint study, the parties plan to evaluate the feasibility of the entire […]

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ASTM approves new SAF production pathway called Catalytic Hydrothermolysis Jet

ASTM approves new SAF production pathway called Catalytic Hydrothermolysis Jet

February 19, 2020 |

In New Mexico, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) and Chevron Lummus Global LLC (CLG) are working toward a more sustainable future by developing novel solutions to meet the global need for sustainable aviation fuels.  The team is proud to announce that ASTM International has approved the new production pathway for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) called “Catalytic […]

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Delta commits $1B to become world’s 1st carbon neutral airline

Delta commits $1B to become world’s 1st carbon neutral airline

February 16, 2020 |

In Georgia arrives news that starting March 1st, Delta is making a $1 billion commitment over the next 10 years to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. Their goal? To invest the money in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating the reduction of carbon emissions and waste, and establishing new […]

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Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

Italian coffee producer Lavazza to join KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program

February 9, 2020 |

In Italy, Lavazza and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines signed an agreement which will make the coffee company the first Italian partner in KLM’s Corporate BioFuel Program. The program contributes actively to making the airline industry more sustainable by stimulating the availability of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a large scale. The cooperation between KLM and […]

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Delta enters into agreement to buy SAF from Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels

Delta enters into agreement to buy SAF from Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels

January 30, 2020 |

In Georgia, building on its $2 million investment for an ongoing feasibility study with Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels (NWABF), Delta has entered into one of the largest airline offtake agreements of its kind to purchase sustainable aviation fuel, if produced, from NWABF. The feasibility study announced in October 2019 and currently underway, is expected to determine […]

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Shell Aviation, World Energy to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Lufthansa at SFO; ink multi-year collaboration

Shell Aviation, World Energy to supply sustainable aviation fuel to Lufthansa at SFO; ink multi-year collaboration

January 7, 2020 |

From the UK comes news that Shell Aviation and World Energy inked a collaboration to develop a scalable supply of sustainable aviation fuel. The agreement is intended to be a multi-year collaboration, with both companies acknowledging that the path to lower carbon emissions in aviation requires long-term commitment and collaboration. The Lufthansa buy As part […]

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