Tag: Virgin

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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A Blustery Day in the Bioeconomy’s Billion Acre Wood: The Latest from EPA, POET, Fuels America, Calyxt, Eligo Bioscience, Queensland, Gevo, Virgin, and Unilever

A Blustery Day in the Bioeconomy’s Billion Acre Wood: The Latest from EPA, POET, Fuels America, Calyxt, Eligo Bioscience, Queensland, Gevo, Virgin, and Unilever

October 3, 2017 |

British author AA Milne is in the news this week with the impending release of “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” which brings to mind “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day”. It’s been bluster and bother and in the bioeconomy this week, all right, and significant players are feeling downright Eeyoreish and we’ll get to that. But some […]

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Virgin ♥ LanzaJet fuel: “A real game changer for aviation,” says Branson

Virgin ♥ LanzaJet fuel: “A real game changer for aviation,” says Branson

September 15, 2016 |

There’s good news on the LanzaJet front. For the first time ever, LanzaTech has produced 1,500 gallons of jet fuel, derived from waste industrial gases from steel mills, via a fermentation process. The fuel has passed all its initial performance tests with flying colors. The jet fuel is the result of a partnership between Virgin […]

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“Study shows ethanol critics are exaggerating cost of shift to E15.”

“Study shows ethanol critics are exaggerating cost of shift to E15.”

September 11, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: Richard Branson Support @VirginAtlantic effort to dramatically reduce carbon emissions – vote @LanzaTech Hottest Company in Bioenergy DRUDGE_REPORT: EU reduces commitment to biofuels… Brad_Moffitt Study shows ethanol critics are exaggerating cost of shift to E15

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Virgin Atlantic, LanzaTech partner for aviation biofuels in India, China

Virgin Atlantic, LanzaTech partner for aviation biofuels in India, China

October 11, 2011 |

In the UK, Virgin Atlantic has teamed with LanzaTech to create renewable jet fuel that will power planes Shanghai and Delhi to Heathrow within two to three years. LanzaTech is working on producing its fuel in India and China, making those two destinations easy targets for implementation of the ‘green fleet.’ A flight demo with […]

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