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All Nippon Airways’ first flight in world using microalgae ASTM certified fuel

All Nippon Airways’ first flight in world using microalgae ASTM certified fuel

June 20, 2021 |

Another world first just happened! All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, took another step forward in advancing its leadership in sustainability, operating a regularly scheduled commercial domestic flight utilizing sustainable aviation fuel made from microalgae, blended with traditional jet fuel. Yes, SAF made from microalgae. And it was the first flight in the world […]

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IHI to scale up algae aviation fuel technology in Thailand ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

IHI to scale up algae aviation fuel technology in Thailand ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games

November 2, 2017 |

In Thailand, Japan’s IHI is seeking to have commercial microalgae-to-aviation fuel technology ready in time to supply the 2020 Tokyo Olympics so is preparing a large-scale trial in conjunction with Siam Cement Group at SCG’s land in Saraburi Province in central Thailand. The project aims to scale up technology developed by Japan’s New Energy Industrial […]

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SG Preston teams with IHI to build advanced biofuels plants across North America

SG Preston teams with IHI to build advanced biofuels plants across North America

October 21, 2015 |

In Texas, SG Preston, a Philadelphia-based bioenergy company, and IHI E&C, a Houston-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) subsidiary of IHI Corporation, announced a ground-breaking agreement for a Multi-Facility Program that will include the development and construction of a series of commercial volume, advanced biofuels manufacturing plants, initially in the U.S. Midwest and Canada. The […]

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Sundrop selects developer for Lousiana plant, to begin construction this year

Sundrop selects developer for Lousiana plant, to begin construction this year

July 15, 2013 |

In Louisiana, Sundrop Fuels has selected IHI E&C International Corp as their contractor for their $450 million plant outside of Alexandria. The plant, which will use natural gas to produce about 60 million gallons of gasoline each year, will provide the platform to test its gasification technology for woody biomass-based “green gasoline.” Sundrop Fuels has […]

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IHI launches algae biofuels pilot plant

IHI launches algae biofuels pilot plant

November 9, 2012 |

In Japan, IHI opened its algae biofuels pilot plant in Yokohama, and said that it intends to reach commercial scale by 2020, after having been in development on the project since 2010. The company said that current production costs are projected at $47.55 per gallon ($12.58 per liter), but that the company hopes to bring […]

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