Application: Aviation

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Getting to Neutral – The Importance of Renewable Gases in Decarbonizing Society

May 29, 2020Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for the first webinar in the Renewable Gas 360 webinar series, brought to you by SoCalGas, PG&E, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Southwest Gas, and NW Natural.

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Electric-powered Grand Caravan Makes 30-minute First Flight

May 29, 2020Magnix on Thursday made the first flight with a prototype of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft powered by its 750-hp Magni500 all-electric propulsion system.

via Aviation International News

Danish Companies Partner on Sustainable Fuel Project

May 27, 2020A group of Danish companies have entered a partnership with the goal of developing a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility by as soon as 2023.  The project could deliver more than 250,000 tons of sustainable fuel to buses, trucks, maritime vessels and airplanes every year.

via NGT News

Total, Gaussin developing first fully electric aircraft refueller

May 27, 2020Gaussin and Total are jointly developing what they are calling the world’s first fully electric ART FULL ELEC (Aircraft Refueller Transporter).

via Bulk Transporter

Neste Acquires Mahoney Environmental

May 7, 2020Neste, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fuels, has announced the closing of its acquisition of its largest single investment in the U.S. to date.

via Work Truck Online

Building A Sustainable EV Battery Supply Chain: New Report

May 1, 2020Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE) and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) are conducting a research initiative focused on identifying strategies to improve sustainability and governance across the EV battery supply chain.

via Charged EVs

Maxwell X-57 electric plane.

NASA Releases Concept Images of Electric X-57 Maxwell Airplane

April 29, 2020NASA has released a series of concept images of the X-57 Maxwell electric airplane, showcasing aspects of its final Mod IV configuration during different flight modes.

via Charged EVs

Image of a Seattle Tacoma airport electric bus.

Port of Seattle Will Halve Emissions with 100% Biomethane Shuttle Buses

April 29, 2020The Port of Seattle Commission approved a contract to enable the Port to reach its 2030 goal to reduce carbon emissions by 50%, almost a decade early.

via NGV Journal

Mulag Hydrogen Fuel Cell baggage handling vehicle towers a hitch down an airport terminal lane.

Alternative Energy’s Emergence in Europe

March 19, 2020A number of incentives are prompting ground handlers to turn toward electric- and hydrogen-powered GSE. As the world increasingly transitions to electric vehicles in order to combat climate change, ground support vehicles powered by renewable energy play a key role.

via AviationPros.com

Shell Ventures, Valent Low-Carbon Technologies invest in Forge

February 18, 2020Forge Hydrocarbons Corp., a Canadian biofuel start-up, announces an equity investment from Shell Ventures and a follow-on contribution from Valent Low-Carbon Technologies, which will help build a first-of-its-kind CAD$30 million commercial-scale, biofuel production plant in Sombra, Ontario.

via Biomass Magazine

Airbus On Track for E-Fan X Hybrid-Electric Flight in 2021

February 11, 2020Airbus is stepping up preparations to fly its E-Fan X hybrid-electric demonstrator aircraft as part of a long-term effort to develop a commercially viable, electrically powered airliner.

via Aviation International News

Delta enters offtake agreement with Gevo for aviation biofuel

December 18, 2019Under a long-term offtake agreement, Delta will purchase 10 million gallons per year of advanced renewable biofuels from Gevo Inc.

via Biomass Magazine

dnata Puts Propane Autogas F-750s Into Service at LAX

December 4, 2019dnata, a global air services provider, is now operating propane autogas vehicles at Los Angeles International Airport to support its in-flight catering operations.

via NGT News

Bombardier Takes Its First SAF Shipment in Montreal

November 26, 2019Bombardier has taken delivery of its first shipment of sustainable aviation fuel at its Montreal headquarters facilities.

via Aviation International News

ACT Expo Announces Agenda for 10th Annual Event

November 21, 2019GNA has released the full agenda for the 10th annual Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event.

via NGT News

The Future of Fleet is Here, at ACT Expo

November 20, 2019ACT Expo showcases the applications of the latest transportation technologies, drivetrains, and clean fuels.

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