Researchers at three institutions—the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Washington State University—have successfully produced a drop-in 100% sustainable aviation fuel.
Global Bioenergies expands into sugar beet-based jet fuel production [Registered]
The France-based biotech start-up Global Bioenergies is expanding into jet fuel production. With the aviation industry targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, demand for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) is expected to soar.
Construction of more SAF plants called for by the Amex GBT CEO [Full subscriber]
Paul Abbott, CEO of American Express Global Business Travel, said at an event in Brussels recently that 300 sustainable aviation fuel plants would need to be built if the industry wanted to get to 10% sustainable fuel by 2030.
USA – Gevo to build US$1 billion SAF plant in South Dakota [Full subscriber]
The renewable fuels company Gevo is to build a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility estimated at more than US$1 billion on 245 acres (99 ha) just outside Lake Preston, South Dakota.
Japan – Mitsui and Cosmo Oil partner to exploit LanzaJet’s technology to produce SAF [Full subscriber]
Mitsui. and Cosmo Oil have agreed to carry out a collaborative study of LanzaJet’s technology to establish a biofuel production facility to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Japan.
Four ASTM-approved process conversion platforms for producing SAF [Full subscriber]
Decarbonising aviation through the development of sustainable fuels that meet strict safety conditions and significantly reduce life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions over conventional fossil fuels has engaged the sector if aviation is going to be able to reach net-zero by 2050.