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Cane-based jet fuel sourced by Boeing and Embraer in Brazil [Registered]

The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing and its Brazilian counterpart Embraer have joined forces to source cane-based biofuels for jet engines reports Reuters. With the Sao Paulo State Scientific Research Federation (Fapesp), the two companies recently signed an agreement to establish a research center in Brazil that will study the infrastructure, transport and global marketing of biokerosene for the industry. “This is not just a gesture. This is a serious investigation in what biofuels will be viable for this industry going forward,” Boeing International Chief Executive Shep Hill said. Access to cheap feedstock and the presence in the country of hi-tech…

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