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Honeywell introduces simplified renewable diesel technology

January 25, 2021Honeywell has introduced new technology for the production of renewable diesel fuel. The single-stage UOP Ecofining technology produces higher yields of renewable diesel fuel than other single-stage technologies.

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Plans for sustainable aviation fuel threatens to repeat biofuels mistakes?

January 13, 2021Many European governments are getting serious about developing sustainable jet fuels to tackle the climate impact of flying. But a new report shows Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden and Finland risk repeating the biofuels fiasco with plans to promote crop-based fuels that cause more carbon emissions than the fossil fuels they replace.

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Goldhofer Launches Improved Version of its Zero-Emission Electric Cargo Tractor

December 17, 2020The new generation of e-tractors offers a wider range of performance and a longer life cycle in service, in addition to faster and more flexible charging options.


Airbus sets sights on zero-emission aircraft

December 8, 2020A future with hydrogen-powered aircraft at the center of aviation would require reliable supplies of hydrogen at airports worldwide, sufficient production of green hydrogen, in-depth safety measures for passengers and collaboration across the aviation industry.

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Rolls-Royce completes ground-testing of technology set to power the world’s fastest all-electric plane: ACCEL

October 1, 2020Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the technology that will power the world’s fastest all-electric plane.

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The Roadmap to True Zero: Targeting not only CO2 but aviation’s total environmental impact

September 28, 2020Through the COVID crisis, it has been extremely heartening to see the aviation and aerospace sectors continue to focus on and, in some cases, redouble their commitment to decarbonisation, writes Nikhil Sachdeva of global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger.

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Airbus Reveals New Zero-Emission Concept Aircraft

September 21, 2020Airbus has revealed three concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.


Conversion Plan Set To Promote Early Switch to Hydrogen Fuel

September 18, 2020Universal Hydrogen, a California-based startup co-founded by former Airbus chief technology officer Paul Eremenko, has launched plans to convert regional airliners to hydrogen power

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Business Aviation Coalition releases new sustainable aviation fuel guide; CAAFI new member

August 21, 2020The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustainable Aviation Fuel released a new informational guide detailing how industry leaders can incorporate sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) into their operations and accelerate the adoption of low-carbon fuels, while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Neste, Air bp to offer increased volume of SAF

August 20, 2020Neste and Air bp have agreed to offer an increased volume of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airport customers in 2020 and 2021.

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Infrastructure is next big thing in AV investment

July 30, 2020Autonomous vehicle (AV) companies are emerging from a tumultuous period defined by layoffs, delayed timelines and consolidations, but the industry remains hamstrung by lack of infrastructure, a panel of investors said during this week’s virtual Automated Vehicles Symposium.

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Skyborne Airline Academy Orders 10 Bye Aerospace eFlyers

July 24, 2020Bye Aerospace announced that Skyborne Airline Academy has completed purchase deposits for six eFlyer 2 and four eFlyer 4 all-electric airplanes to be added to its current fleet of UK-based training aircraft. Bye Aerospace paid purchase deposits now total 360 eFlyer units.

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Rethink of Aviation's Future Boosts the Case for Electric Aircraft

July 22, 2020The clear and continued damage being done to the air travel sector by the Covid-19 pandemic has prompted calls for a fundamental re-evaluation of the industry’s business model. When, how, and whether airlines will be able to safely carry passengers in commercially sustainable numbers is very much in question.

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Electric aircraft maker Bye Aerospace closes $10 million in funding

July 21, 2020Denver-based Bye Aerospace, developer of the all-electric eFlyer family of FAA Part 23-certified aircraft, has raised $10 million from venture capital investors since the beginning of the year, in two separate rounds.

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IATA advocates sustainable aviation fuel investment

July 13, 2020The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is encouraging the International Energy Agency (IEA) to prioritize sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) investment as a means of aiding the industry’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.

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Amazon to power cargo jets with sustainable fuel

July 8, 2020Amazon’s air cargo operation is contributing to meet the company’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2040 with an agreement to purchase up to six million gallons of jet fuel made from renewable sources.

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