Tag: France

Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine under development

Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine under development

November 30, 2022 |

In France, Airbus has revealed that it is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. The propulsion system is being considered as one of the potential solutions to equip its zero-emission aircraft that will enter service by 2035.  Airbus will start ground and flight testing this fuel cell engine architecture onboard its ZEROe demonstrator aircraft towards […]

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Neste and CIM collaborate on SAF supply to France

Neste and CIM collaborate on SAF supply to France

November 24, 2022 |

In France, Neste and CIM, part of NOVEN Group in France, the leading independent French group of companies providing oil storage and supply services, announced their collaboration to enable the supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel into France. The collaboration enables fuel marketing companies to comply with the French mandate for sustainable aviation fuel […]

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TotalEnergies contracts Air Liquide to develop Grandpuits zero crude platform

TotalEnergies contracts Air Liquide to develop Grandpuits zero crude platform

November 23, 2022 |

In France, TotalEnergies and Air Liquide are innovating to produce and valorize renewable, low carbon hydrogen at the Grandpuits zero crude platform. Under a long-term contract committing TotalEnergies to purchase the hydrogen produced for the needs of its platform, Air Liquide will invest over €130 million in the construction and operation of a new unit […]

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Bugaboo launches partnership to supply stroller portfolio made with bio-based materials

Bugaboo launches partnership to supply stroller portfolio made with bio-based materials

October 27, 2022 |

In France, Bugaboo, DSM Engineering Materials, Fibrant and Neste announce that their cross-value chain partnership has successfully enabled the launch of an entire Bugaboo stroller portfolio made with bio-based materials. Specifically, the majority of the strollers’ plastic parts are made using DSM Engineering Materials’ Akulon® 100% bio-based B-MB polyamide 6 (PA6), which in turn is […]

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Get Your 80s Nostalgia Fix with Fenics Vegan Sneakers 

Get Your 80s Nostalgia Fix with Fenics Vegan Sneakers 

October 24, 2022 |

In France, footwear brand Fenics has launched a line of 80s-inspired sneakers using vegan materials, including apple leather, cotton, natural rubber, and recycled polyurethane.  Requiring half the carbon and water as conventional sneakers, the line is produced in Spain. Once the nostalgia has worn off, Fenics will partially recycle the shoes and give you a […]

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French minister wants private jets run on SAF rather than taxes or banned outright

French minister wants private jets run on SAF rather than taxes or banned outright

October 20, 2022 |

In France, ConnexionFrance reports the Minister of Public Action and Accounts believes in the carrot rather than the stick approach when it comes to the situation of private jets. He says that rather than adding on more taxes to private jets that they should instead be flown using biofuels, pointing to an A380 trial in […]

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FlixBus launches longest B100 route in Europe

FlixBus launches longest B100 route in Europe

September 29, 2022 |

In France, the most recent cooperation agreement between FlixBus and Volvo Buses is focused on testing the use of Oleo100 biodiesel, made from rapeseed. Oleo100 fully meets the latest environmental criteria by transforming renewable biomass into fuel. The rapeseed is pressed to obtain, on the one hand, non-GMO vegetable proteins intended for feeding animals on […]

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TotalEnergies and SARIA to develop SAF at Grandpuits

TotalEnergies and SARIA to develop SAF at Grandpuits

September 27, 2022 |

In France, TotalEnergies and SARIA, a leader on the European market for the collection and valorization of organic materials into sustainable products, have concluded an agreement to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production on the Grandpuits (Seine-et-Marne) zero-crude platform.  This agreement is a major step in securing feedstock supply (used cooking oils and animal fats) […]

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Global Bioenergies has finalized project with Repsol, Sekab and Fibenol

Global Bioenergies has finalized project with Repsol, Sekab and Fibenol

September 22, 2022 |

In France, Global Bioenergies announced the end of the REWOFUEL project, which ran from June 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022. This project brought together several European companies such as Repsol, Sekab and Fibenol, with the objective of demonstrating the conversion of wood residues into sustainable high-performance components for road and aviation fuels, and thus […]

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Total and CMA CGM agree 10-year, 300,000-ton LNG bunker offtake agreement

Total and CMA CGM agree 10-year, 300,000-ton LNG bunker offtake agreement

September 20, 2022 |

In France, Total and CMA CGM signed an agreement covering the supply of around 300,000 tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year for 10 years starting in 2020. This unprecedented volume in the history of LNG bunker will fuel CMA CGM’s nine newbuild container ships, scheduled for delivery beginning 2020 onwards. CMA CGM, the […]

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