Tag: aviation fuel

British Columbia files LCFS overhaul, new low-carbon fuel requirements

British Columbia files LCFS overhaul, new low-carbon fuel requirements

May 15, 2022 |

In Canada, Argus Media reports that British Columbia is proposing new low-carbon fuel requirements for marine and aviation fuel and expanding the activities that can generate credits under new legislation updating the province’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). The Canadian province’s government filed legislation a few days ago that would replace the original 14-year-old enabling […]

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Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

Top 10 Slide Guides of 2020

December 28, 2020 |

As we wrap up 2020 this week, The Digest brings you the hottest Top 10 slide guides from this crazy year where we tried our best to make lemonade from lemons! So what did you click on the most this year? What slide guides did you find the most intriguing? In today’s Digest, we look […]

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Sweden becomes a frontrunner in sustainable aviation with new government mandate

Sweden becomes a frontrunner in sustainable aviation with new government mandate

September 20, 2020 |

In Sweden, Neste reports that as part of Sweden’s target of being fossil-free by 2045, the government introduced a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation fuel sold in Sweden in 2021. The reduction level will be 0.8% in 2021, and gradually increase to 27% in 2030. “We need frontrunners to lead the way in sustainable […]

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Norsk e-Fuel planning Europe’s first commercial H2-based renewable aviation fuel facility

Norsk e-Fuel planning Europe’s first commercial H2-based renewable aviation fuel facility

June 10, 2020 |

In Norway, Norsk e-Fuel is planning Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel in Norway. The first plant with a production capacity of 10 million liters annually will go into operation in 2023. This plant will be upscaled 10-fold to produce 100 million liters of renewable fuel before 2026. The Herøya plant will […]

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French airline industry applauds steps taken in development of national sustainable aviation fuel production

French airline industry applauds steps taken in development of national sustainable aviation fuel production

January 28, 2020 |

In France, after the French Government presented the country’s ambitions with regards to sustainable aviation fuel, in Toulouse, Airbus, Air France, Safran, Suez and Total acknowledged the launch of a new Call for Expression of Interest (CEI). The ambition presented set forth the conclusions of a working group which included government agencies and industrial partners, […]

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United Airlines commits $40 million to new sustainable aviation fuel investment vehicle

United Airlines commits $40 million to new sustainable aviation fuel investment vehicle

October 28, 2019 |

In Illinois, United Airlines further strengthened its reputation as an aviation industry leader in environmental sustainability by committing $40 million toward a new investment vehicle focused on accelerating the development of sustainable aviation fuels and other decarbonization technologies. The carrier, which earlier this year agreed to purchase up to 10 million gallons of sustainable aviation […]

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Norway requires 0.5% of aviation fuel to be advanced biofuels

Norway requires 0.5% of aviation fuel to be advanced biofuels

May 5, 2019 |

In Norway, starting from 1 January 2020, 0.5 per cent of aviation fuel sold in Norway will be advanced biofuels, and the regulatory changes will be introduced in the Product Regulation. Norway is one of the first countries in the world to introduce such a requirement in the aviation sector. Flights carried out by military […]

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Solena Fuels seeks to produce aviation fuel from Chennai’s MSW

Solena Fuels seeks to produce aviation fuel from Chennai’s MSW

November 5, 2013 |

In India, Solena Fuels is in discussions with city authorities in Chennai to use the city’s 5,000 tons of MSW per day to produce 120 million liters of aviation biofuel and 45 million liters of diesel per year. The facility would cost $450 million to build with an eight year ROI. Solena’s technology is syngas-based […]

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UTennessee develops biodiesel contamination detector

UTennessee develops biodiesel contamination detector

September 9, 2013 |

In Tennessee, a biodiesel contamination detector has been developed by researchers at the University of Tennessee to protect jet fuel engines from operational issues and flameout if biodiesel contamination levels are too high. At high levels, biodiesel can impact thermal stability and the freezing point of jet fuel. The detector is field-ready and portable, and […]

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Germany and US sign R&D agreement on renewable jet fuels

Germany and US sign R&D agreement on renewable jet fuels

September 17, 2012 |

In Germany, transport minister Peter Ramsauer and US ambassador Philip Murphy signed an alternative aviation fuels development agreement “make research and development in alternative aviation fuels even more dynamic,” the minister said.

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