Tag: Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines invests in SAFFiRE Renewables

Southwest Airlines invests in SAFFiRE Renewables

June 2, 2022 |

In Texas, Southwest Airlines Co. announced an investment into SAFFiRE Renewables, LLC (SAFFiRE), a company formed by D3MAX, LLC (D3MAX), as part of a Department of Energy (DOE)-backed project to develop and produce scalable, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Funded with a DOE grant matched by Southwest’s investment, SAFFiRE is expected to utilize technology developed by […]

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Velocys offtake deals with Southwest, IAG, SAF advancements from Enerkem, Honeywell, Twelve, Dallas Forth Worth airport

Velocys offtake deals with Southwest, IAG, SAF advancements from Enerkem, Honeywell, Twelve, Dallas Forth Worth airport

November 15, 2021 |

It was a hot week for sustainable aviation news with Velocys entering a 15-year offtake deal for 575 million blended gallons of net zero SAF to be produced at their planned Bayou Fuels biorefinery project in Mississippi for Southwest Airlines and a 10-year offtake agreement with International Consolidated Airlines Group (which includes British Airways, Aer […]

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Southwest Airlines announces 10% SAF by 2030

Southwest Airlines announces 10% SAF by 2030

October 19, 2021 |

In Texas, Southwest Airlines Co. announced a series of near-term goals, actions, and initiatives in support of a 10-year plan to maintain carbon neutrality to 2019 levels while continuing to grow its operations. The company plans to achieve these objectives through the following actions: • Reduce its carbon emissions per available seat mile (including scope […]

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9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

9 Constellations to watch: A look at the Rising Stars in the Race to SAF

August 25, 2019 |

Rising stars are coming together as constellations, the stars are aligning and making magical things happen – today we explore 9 of those constellations building around Sustainable Aviation Fuels. Some of them are young protostars in the earliest stage of stellar evolution, while others are like the Earth’s sun, a main-sequence mid-size star, and a […]

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Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

Red Rock Biofuels facility breaks ground in Lakeview

July 29, 2018 |

In Oregon, Red Rock Biofuels broke ground on the $320 million renewable fuels facility last week, a step forward towards taking woody biomass waste and converting it to an estimated 15 million gallons of jet fuel. After seven years in progress, the groundbreaking provided a monumental day for Red Rock and those who have contracts […]

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Southwest Airlines signs Red Rock Biofuels to supply aviation jetfuel from 2016

Southwest Airlines signs Red Rock Biofuels to supply aviation jetfuel from 2016

September 25, 2014 |

In Texas, Southwest Airlines® has signed an agreement with Red Rock Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline’s agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The […]

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