Tag: CAAFI

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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How badly is COVID-19 slamming biofuels industry? 30% reduction of ethanol production capacity, nearly half offline in coming weeks?

How badly is COVID-19 slamming biofuels industry? 30% reduction of ethanol production capacity, nearly half offline in coming weeks?

April 5, 2020 |

COVID-19 is creating a rocky road for everyone but is it all gloom and doom? RFA told The Digest that about 4.4 billion gallons of capacity has come offline since March 1, plus what was already idle, the total is about 5.2 billion gallons idle – that’s approximately 30% of the industry’s total. Growth Energy […]

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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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