Tag: Masdar

Masdar researchers find ISEAS jet fuel reduces GHG emissions by up to 68%

Masdar researchers find ISEAS jet fuel reduces GHG emissions by up to 68%

December 26, 2016 |

In the UAE, researchers at Masdar Institute and Qatar University found the Integrated Seawater Energy Agriculture System can produce aviation biofuels, electricity, and food while afforesting coastal desert land, acting as a long-term sink for carbon, minimizing freshwater consumption, and having beneficial land use impacts when compared to fossil jet fuel production. Based on a […]

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Masdar, Tadweer launch Emirates effort to improve waste cooking to biodiesel conversion tehcnology

Masdar, Tadweer launch Emirates effort to improve waste cooking to biodiesel conversion tehcnology

September 1, 2014 |

In the Emirates, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Tadweer, the Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi have inked a two-year R&D pact to explore imporvemtns in tehcnologies for the conversion of waste cooking oil to biodiesel. The groups will be joined in the project by Australia’s Laboratory for Turbulence Research in […]

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Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and Masdar to collaborate for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE

Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and Masdar to collaborate for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE

January 20, 2014 |

In the United Arab Emirates, Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have announced a collaboration for sustainable aviation biofuels in the UAE. The collaboration, BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability, will develop a comprehensive framework for a UAE biofuel supply chain, which is already in motion. Etihad […]

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UAE sets up demo farm for aviation fuel biofuel

UAE sets up demo farm for aviation fuel biofuel

October 28, 2013 |

In the United Arab Emirates, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are setting up a demonstration farm aimed at producing sustainable jet fuels, and have purchased 200 hectares of coastal land to grow mangroves as biomass. Without freshwater, the country is researching sustainable salt-water biofuel solutions.“The aviation industry has set for itself a target […]

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Masdar presents on algae biofuels potential for UAE

Masdar presents on algae biofuels potential for UAE

March 11, 2013 |

In the UAE, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has presented data on the UAE’s export potential in the biofuels-from-algae sector to delegates from the Algae World MENA2013 Conference, Seminar, and Summit. Dr. Hector H. Hernandez, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering program, Masdar Institute, said: “The algae available in the UAE desert is unique because it […]

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Masdar develops jet fuel farm project in Abu Dhabi with support of Boeing, government

Masdar develops jet fuel farm project in Abu Dhabi with support of Boeing, government

October 8, 2012 |

In the United Arab Emirates, the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has been developing a demonstration farm in Abu Dhabi for producing sustainable jet fuel. The project is hoping to acquire 200 hectares of land to grow oilseed plants to convert into biofuels using relatively little water. The project is being funded by Etihad […]

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Masdar, Boeing, Etihad, UOP complete seawater biofuels feasibility

Masdar, Boeing, Etihad, UOP complete seawater biofuels feasibility

[ 0 ] January 21, 2011 |

In the United Arab Emirates, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, the Boeing Company, Etihad Airways, and Honeywell’s UOP announced completion of a Sustainability Assessment of the Integrated Seawater Agriculture System production of aviation biofuels and other bioresources. This study makes a significant contribution to current knowledge on the viability of using salt-tolerant plants irrigated […]

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