Fuel / Technology: Biodiesel

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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Airlines get lift from corporate allies in shift to sustainable fuels

May 5, 2021Some of the world’s biggest corporations are signing on to help decarbonize the aviation industry just as business travel is expected to rebound this year and send greenhouse gas emissions soaring.

via Politico

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US Government Wants To Discuss BioFuels With Airlines

May 5, 2021According to Reuters, a US House panel met with biofuel and airline industry representatives recently to discuss more sustainable aviation fuel or biofuels.

via Simple Flying

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Avfuel Expands SAF Reach with Supply at Truckee Tahoe Airport District

May 5, 2021KTRK is the first general aviation airport in its region to make SAF available for jet and turbine aircraft that use the airport, significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and aligning with the airport’s sustainability goals.

via Aviation Pros

State of Sustainable Fleets 2021 Launch Event

Webinar Date: May 26, 2021 at 8:30am PSTAttend the State of Sustainable Fleets 2021 Launch event on May 26 at 8:30 am PT to learn about what the latest fleet data tells us about our new clean fleet reality.

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Avfuel delivers Neste MY SAF to Textron Aviation, Bell Textron

May 4, 2021The two companies have agreed that Avfuel will supply Textron Aviation with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel at its Wichita headquarters location on an ongoing basis. Textron Aviation will use the product as “fly away fuel” for new aircraft deliveries as well as to fuel customer demo flights.

via Biomass Magazine

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Study: Biodiesel packs major health and economic benefits

May 4, 2021As the trucking industry considers the costs, challenges and social impacts of switching to alternative fuels to reduce its carbon footprint, the National Biodiesel Board has released a report on the health and economic impacts of replacing ultra-low sulfur diesel with 100% biodiesel.

via Freightwaves

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Southwest Airlines and Phillips 66 Partner on SAF Development

April 26, 2021Southwest Airlines is teaming up with Phillips 66 to support the development and commercialization of sustainable aviation fuel. The two companies completed a memorandum of understanding April 22 for the project, which will focus on public awareness, research and development.

via Smart Energy Decisions

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ExxonMobil, Global Clean Energy Expand Renewable Diesel Agreement

April 26, 2021ExxonMobil and Global Clean Energy, a developer of sustainable, non-food energy crops for use in biofuels, have expanded their five-year agreement to increase ExxonMobil’s purchase of renewable diesel up to 5 million barrels per year.

via NGT News

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Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

April 20, 2021Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology.

via Green Car Congress

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Fleets Invest in B-100 to Reduce Emissions

April 6, 2021The City of Ames, Iowa, and the Washington D.C. Department of Public Works have both used B-100 in their fleets, expanding use of the fuel after successful pilots.

via Government Fleet

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New SAF from Food Waste Promises Net-Zero Emissions

March 22, 2021A team of researchers at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a type of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) derived from food waste that promises to result in net-zero or even negative net emissions from airliners.

via AIN Online

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10 challenges and opportunities ahead as fleets embrace zero-emissions

March 11, 2021Trucking’s ZE future is near — but not that close. Penske’s Paul Rosa recently detailed some of the challenges and opportunities ahead during the historic trucking industry transformation that is just getting started.

via Fleet Owner

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Clean Fuels Ohio’s New Brand Aligns with National Leadership in Clean Transportation

February 16, 2021Clean Fuels Ohio looks forward to strengthening relationships with industry, government, and organizations as we move forward together.

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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.

via Biofuels International

City of Ames partners to grow sustainable fleet

December 14, 2020Municipal fleet, in partnership with Renewable Energy Group, adds seven additional heavy-duty trucks running on 100% biodiesel.

via Fleet Owner