Category: SAF

Waste-to-energy project in Lahore enters into second phase of development

Waste-to-energy project in Lahore enters into second phase of development

January 5, 2023 |

In Pakistan, UrduPoint reported that the waste-to-energy project of Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has entered into its second phase of development. A meeting on project was held between LWMC Chairman Atif Chaudhry and Punjab Power Development Board Managing Director Sania Awais in which various points of the project were discussed, according to the report. […]

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Schleich announces global sustainability initiative

Schleich announces global sustainability initiative

January 5, 2023 |

In North Carolina, Schleich, a toy manufacturer and supplier of realistic animal figures, announces a new global initiative with the goal of producing figurines and playsets that are made exclusively of sustainable materials by 2027. Schleich said it is optimizing and certifying all products and packaging in accordance with the Cradle to Cradle sustainability principle […]

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Geo Biogás & Tech to invest in new plants, SAF testings

Geo Biogás & Tech to invest in new plants, SAF testings

January 4, 2023 |

In Brazil, Estadao reported that local firm Geo Biogás & Tech would invest $110 million to install renewable energy generation plants. The firm already has three plants in operation and four under construction. The report also stated that the company invested $ 2.7 million in 2022 to build two pilot plants near the Tamboara unit. […]

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Iberia highlights challenges for airlines to get SAF

Iberia highlights challenges for airlines to get SAF

January 4, 2023 |

In Spain, Preferente reported that Teresa Parejo, Spanish airline Iberia’s director of sustainability, said that main problem that airlines are facing in terms of sustainability is that “there is not enough production of SAF”. “Currently, it is estimated that there is 0.1% of what is needed worldwide and the price is very high,” the executive […]

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Scion aims to kick off SAF production in New Zealand

Scion aims to kick off SAF production in New Zealand

January 4, 2023 |

In New Zealand, RNZ reported that Scion, a Rotorua-based research institute is aiming to establish a bio-energy industry which will include SAF production. “We’re looking at ways of converting [organic materials] into useful energy products, whether they’re solids, liquids, or gaseous,” said Scion’s bio-energy portfolio leader Paul Bennet. “We are able to produce liquids from […]

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GE Aerospace’s GEnxEngine completes ground testing with 100% SAF

GE Aerospace’s GEnxEngine completes ground testing with 100% SAF

January 4, 2023 |

GE Aerospace announced on its social media channels that the General Electric GEnx engine had recently completed ground testing on 100% sustainable aviation fuel. The company noted that the SAF testing was carried out in collaboration with NASA. The engine is attached to a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner jet. “These tests help increase understanding of SAF […]

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Japanese firms to start producing SAF from used cooking oil

Japanese firms to start producing SAF from used cooking oil

January 4, 2023 |

In Japan, Nippon.com reported that Japanese firms are expected to start work this year to produce sustainable aviation fuel from used cooking oil. According to the report, major overseas renewable fuel producers are already moving to procure high-quality Japanese used cooking oil. The report also noted that the Japanese government aims to replace 10% of […]

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airBaltic’s approves strategic sustainability priorities

airBaltic’s approves strategic sustainability priorities

January 4, 2023 |

In the UK, ARGS reported that the supervisory board of the Latvian airline airBaltic has approved the company’s strategic environmental, social and governance sustainability priorities. Among them, a commitment on reaching carbon neutrality by 2050 has been adopted. Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic, said: “Sustainability has always been an integral part of airBaltic […]

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Liege Airport announces readiness for SAF distribution

Liege Airport announces readiness for SAF distribution

January 4, 2023 |

In Belgium, Liege Airport said it is the first Belgian airport to announce its readiness to accommodate for the distribution of sustainable aviation fuel to its airline customers. Liege Airport noted its aviation fuel installations, as well as its fuelling staff, are ready to receive, store and distribute sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). “Throughout the last […]

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BNDES releases funding for SAF and green diesel projects in Brazil

BNDES releases funding for SAF and green diesel projects in Brazil

December 28, 2022 |

In Brazil, EPBR reported that the country’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) made funding available for sustainable aviation fuel and green diesel projects through the Climate Fund. The initiative is carried out by the ‘Fuel of the Future’ program of the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME), according to the report. The […]

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