Tag: SAF

Feds launch Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge

Feds launch Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge

September 12, 2021 |

Late last week was a huge sustainable aviation fuel news day – from Chevron, Delta, Google, United, Honeywell, Gevo, Alder Fuels to the U.S. Department of Energy’s more than $64 million in funding for 22 biofuel projects. But one thing that caught our eye is the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Grand Challenge created by the U.S. […]

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3B by ’30: Big Moves by Big Players, 9 Key White House SAF Announcements and more

3B by ’30: Big Moves by Big Players, 9 Key White House SAF Announcements and more

September 9, 2021 |

  It was as busy as a mosh pit, as coordinated and fluid as Astaire and Rogers — the penny dropped on what the Unites States of America plans to do about sustainable aviation fuels, with more than a dozen companies and government agencies in the mix, as US airlines agreed to reach 3 billion […]

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AFCC: Biden Administration need to provide at least $20B in immediate new federal loan guarantee authority for SAF manufacturers

AFCC: Biden Administration need to provide at least $20B in immediate new federal loan guarantee authority for SAF manufacturers

September 9, 2021 |

In Washington,  The Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition and its members are asking the Biden Administration to incentivize the production and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). Citing sharply enhanced global SAF targets, the group said: “To approach these projected significantly increasing SAF volumes, the White House, in conjunction with the Department of Energy (DOE), […]

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Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

Action This Day: Biden Administration Advances Sustainable Fuels in American Aviation

September 9, 2021 |

Today, President Biden is taking steps to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers, airports, and non-governmental organizations to advance the use of cleaner and more sustainable fuels in American aviation. These steps will help make progress toward our climate goals for 2030 and are essential to unlocking the […]

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Pertamina successfully tests Bioavtur J2.4 palm-based SAF

Pertamina successfully tests Bioavtur J2.4 palm-based SAF

September 9, 2021 |

In Indonesia, Pertamina has achieved a new milestone in national aviation industry through the production of ‘Bioavtur J2.4’, a clean energy innovation based on biofuels for air transportation. The trial of the use of Bioavtur J2.4 on the CN235 FTB aircraft is a sign of the successful use of the biofuel produced by the Pertamina […]

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Chevron, Delta Air Lines and Google team on SAF emissions data tracking

Chevron, Delta Air Lines and Google team on SAF emissions data tracking

September 8, 2021 |

In California, Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron Products Company division, Delta Air Lines, and Google announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to track sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) test batch emissions data using cloud-based technology.  Sustainable aviation fuel is produced from biofeedstocks that can reduce lifecycle carbon intensity significantly when compared to conventional jet fuel. […]

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Korean Air teams with SK Energy to begin using SAF

Korean Air teams with SK Energy to begin using SAF

September 6, 2021 |

In South Korea, Korean Air has partnered with SK Energy to introduce carbon-neutral jet fuel to actively counter climate change. Through the partnership, the airline will purchase a month’s worth of carbon-neutral jet fuel for domestic flights departing from Jeju and Cheongju. Korean Air is actively participating in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)’s Carbon […]

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Repsol produces first batch of SAF

Repsol produces first batch of SAF

August 25, 2021 |

In Spain, Repsol has successfully completed the manufacture of the first batch of biojet produced from waste on the Spanish market at its Petronor Industrial Complex in Bilbao. This is a significant milestone in the production of fuels with a low carbon footprint. It represents a move forward in the decarbonization of fuels for air […]

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EPA approves “Koole-Neste Pathway” for D4 RIN production from SAF

EPA approves “Koole-Neste Pathway” for D4 RIN production from SAF

August 18, 2021 |

In Washington, Koole Tankstorage Botlek B.V. (Koole) and Neste Oyj (Neste) asked the Envrionmental Protection Agency to approve a pathway for the generation of biomass-based diesel (D-code 4) renewable identification numbers (RINs) for renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel bottoms produced from renewable diesel through a fractionation process, where the renewable diesel was originally produced […]

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Japan’s airlines betting on SAF to achieve national net zero 2050 targets

Japan’s airlines betting on SAF to achieve national net zero 2050 targets

August 17, 2021 |

In Japan, Japan Times reports the government has announced a net zero policy for 2050 with airlines required to participate. As a result, national airlines are getting behind SAF in a big way in order to cut their emissions. Japan Airlines aims to cut its emission by 45% using first 10% SAF by 2030 with […]

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