Tag: sustainable aviation fuel

TotalEnergies joins Masdar and Siemens Energy to drive green hydrogen and SAF

TotalEnergies joins Masdar and Siemens Energy to drive green hydrogen and SAF

January 23, 2022 |

In United Arab Emirates, TotalEnergies, Masdar and Siemens Energy signed a collaboration agreement to act as co-developers on green hydrogen project which aims to establish a demonstrator plant at Masdar City for green hydrogen production to convert carbon dioxide into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Having joined the initiative, the aim now is that TotalEnergies will […]

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Indaba Renewable Fuels to produce 6,500 barrels per day SAF in 2 locations using Haldor Topsoe tech

Indaba Renewable Fuels to produce 6,500 barrels per day SAF in 2 locations using Haldor Topsoe tech

January 16, 2022 |

News just in that Indaba Renewable Fuels will build two greenfield refineries in California and Missouri to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel utilizing Topsoe’s HydroFlex technology. The facilities are expected to begin production of SAF in 2024 with the capacity of the plants expected to be 6500 barrels per day at each location. Topsoe will also […]

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Malaysia Airlines flies 1st flight in Malaysia using SAF

Malaysia Airlines flies 1st flight in Malaysia using SAF

December 19, 2021 |

In Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines operated its inaugural flight using sustainable aviation fuel in partnership with PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) and Neste. The flight marks Malaysia Airlines’ commitment to make SAF the cleaner and more viable energy option for regular flights by 2025. The historic flight MH7979 utilizing the Airbus 330-200 aircraft departed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol […]

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NREL’s SAF pilot program receives additional $350K funding for SAF research

NREL’s SAF pilot program receives additional $350K funding for SAF research

December 5, 2021 |

In Colorado, the Bioenergy Technologies Office has awarded an additional $350,000 in funding to scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop a pilot scale system for turning biomass into sustainable aviation fuel and is based on the NREL team’s latest research on using its fully integrated process to produce a fuel precursor, in […]

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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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New Berkeley Lab, BETO software tools will speed up biojet fuel development

New Berkeley Lab, BETO software tools will speed up biojet fuel development

November 14, 2021 |

In California, two new publicly-available web-based software tools aim to help researchers and companies quickly test different scenarios and explore viable bio-based fuels and products without ever stepping foot in the lab. The tools were developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office. The first […]

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Evolve invests $600M in HOBO Renewable Diesel 120M gallons project

Evolve invests $600M in HOBO Renewable Diesel 120M gallons project

November 7, 2021 |

A $600 million investment in construction of a renewable fuels facility. A project that is expected to produce more than 120 million gallons of renewable fuels annually. That alone is enough to catch some attention, but who exactly is Evolve and how is HOBO Renewable Diesel getting in with them for this project? Who will […]

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Build Back Better Act includes $1B for biofuel infrastructure

Build Back Better Act includes $1B for biofuel infrastructure

October 31, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., President Biden and Congressional leaders released a new proposed Build Back Better Act that includes nearly $1 billion to expand biofuels infrastructure, a four-year extension of the biodiesel tax credit which was set to set to expire at the end of 2022, and a new tax credit to support the creation and […]

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ANA launches SAF flight initiative to promote sustainability and reduced CO2 emissions

ANA launches SAF flight initiative to promote sustainability and reduced CO2 emissions

October 17, 2021 |

In Japan, All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for nine consecutive years, launched “SAF Flight Initiative”, a new and dedicated program to reduce CO2 emissions and promote sustainable aviation fuel. Designed to promote Sustainable Aviation Fuel by collaborating with leading companies in this area, the program is the latest effort by ANA to […]

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WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

WUR researchers produce new aviation fuel from bio-based side streams

October 10, 2021 |

In the Netherlands, Wageningen University & Research and its partners developed a new type of aviation fuel that is produced using bio-based waste streams from the agriculture industry. The new type of fuel is based on a mixture of acetone and alcohol. While it does not yet meet all requirements, it is getting close. The […]

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