Shell to support Europe's first sustainable aviation fuel plant

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Aviation Biofuels Clean Energy Fuels Transportation & MobilityThe plant is set to produce fuel made from waste and residue streams, such as used cooking oil sourced from regional industries.

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

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Aviation is plotting a sustainable course. Modern aviation had never seen a year like 2020. And it begs the question: Can sustainable aviation finally get off the ground? In 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a U.N.

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Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation?

GreenBiz

Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation? And it may seem unlikely that an industry as carbon-intensive as aviation — a hard-to-abate sector, in the argot of the climate policy crowd — might somehow emerge with its green credentials flying high in a climate-constrained world.

Portugal power-to-liquid project makes sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from municipal waste-derived CO2

Envirotec Magazine

One of the first synthetic eFuel production units in Europe could be implemented at an Energy Recovery Plant near Porto.

The Brief: Sustainability-linked debt, racial equity bond, Indian agtech, electric aviation, carbon market expansion in Europe and China

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Sustainability-linked debt, racial equity bond, Indian agtech, electric aviation, carbon market expansion in Europe and China appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

Promising results claimed for in-flight use of pure sustainable aviation fuel in a passenger jet

Envirotec Magazine

Initial findings from a world-first study of the impact of 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on both engines of a commercial jet have provided promising early results, according to the firms participating in it.

Shell to build 'Europe's biggest' biofuels plant for aviation and road transport

Business Green

Rotterdam facility earmarked to begin producing renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel from waste sources from 2024. million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions a year, equivalent to taking more than one million cars off Europe's roads.

JetBlue embarks on journey to offset all U.S. domestic flights

GreenBiz

The move is becoming more common in Europe but is unprecedented among North American airlines. Aviation Transportation & Mobility

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Shell to support Europe’s first sustainable aviation fuel plant

AGreenLiving

Go here to read the rest: Shell to support Europe’s first sustainable aviation fuel plant. Business Green a-better-place- address-the and beyond aviation for-developing information technology made-from oil-sourced produce-fuel such-as-used worldThe plant is set to produce fuel made from waste and residue streams, such as used cooking oil sourced from regional industries.

Exploring Europe’s approach to offshore wind and green hydrogen

Renewable Energy World

It could have an important role to play in decarbonizing difficult-to-electrify sectors like industry, maritime transportation, and aviation. BACKGROUND: Europe’s offshore wind to green hydrogen plan won’t work for the US, report finds.

Heathrow CEO: Aviation should have priority access to sustainable biofuels

Business Green

Aviation sector will not be able to reach net zero if worldwide capacity of sustainable fuels is split between different transport sectors, John Holland Kaye warned at BusinessGreen’s Net Zero Festival. One important policy measure is to protect global capacity of sustainable for aviation.

'Historic moment': Heathrow blends sustainable aviation biofuel into airport refueling pipeline

Business Green

Heathrow Airport has for the first time blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) into its fuel distribution pipeline network today, describing the move as a "pivotal and historic moment" which it said proved the commercial feasibility of using lower carbon biofuels to power planes.

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

Business Green

Modern aviation had never seen a year like 2020. And it begs the question: Can sustainable aviation finally get off the ground? Regardless, pressure has been on aviation to join other sectors in dramatically cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

BP and Neste to ramp up supply of aviation biofuel to European airports

Business Green

Decision comes in response to rising demand for sustainable aviation fuel in Europe, according to the two firms. The battle to place the aviation industry on a sustainable course remains one of the biggest challenges of the climate crisis.

Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation?

AGreenLiving

Can Shell help pilot a new era of sustainable aviation? And it may seem unlikely that an industry as carbon-intensive as aviation — a hard-to-abate sector, in the argot of the climate policy crowd — might somehow emerge with its green credentials flying high in a climate-constrained world.

2020: Europe’s Energy Transition in 5 Trends

GreenTechMedia

With no agreement among European leaders on the candidates that did step forward, von der Leyen’s vision for Europe came a year after the campaigning was over. Offshore wind’s importance in Europe has been solidified through 2020.

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Essar Oil plots £600m sustainable aviation fuel facility at Ellesmere Port oil refinery

Business Green

Plans for a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant are steaming ahead in the North West of England, after Essar Oil signed a deal with Fulcrum BioEnergy to build an innovative facility that would convert non-recyclable household waste into jet fuel.

'Destination 2050': European aviation players aim to chart pathway to net zero emissions

Business Green

Europe's largest aviation associations have published a roadmap for how the carbon-intensive industry could achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century, a vision that combines technological innovations, sustainable aviation fuels, enhanced air traffic management, and taxing airlines' CO2 emissions.

Report: Tax soaring private jet use to fund green aviation projects

Business Green

Carbon emissions from private jets in Europe rose by almost a third between 2005 and 2019, far outstripping emissions growth from the commercial aviation industry, a new report from campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) has found.

‘Moonshot Moment’: Europe Announces Green Deal

GreenTechMedia

New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen unveiled Europe's Green Deal on Wednesday, a package of 50 far-reaching policy ideas that are still missing many key details, calling it a "man on the moon moment" for Europe. While it covers commercial aviation, heavy industry and the power sector, emissions from passenger transport, agriculture and waste are not.

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Could a 2025 sustainable aviation fuel mandate help prepare green air travel for take-off?

Business Green

Industry-backed report calls on EU and UK to introduce a mandate for sustainable aviation fuel from 2025 that ratchets up over time in order to spur demand for greener fuels. Aviation is an international sector, its policies are most effective when they are international," he stressed.

UN aviation body ditches older carbon credits from offsetting scheme

Business Green

The global aviation industry has taken a key step forward in agreeing rules for carbon offset credits in its global greenhouse gas reduction scheme, as the sector reels from the economic fallout of the escalating coronavirus epidemic which has seen travel bans implemented around the world.

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

AGreenLiving

Aviation is plotting a sustainable course Joel Makower Mon, 03/22/2021 – 00:05 This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021. Modern aviation had never seen a year like 2020. And it begs the question: Can sustainable aviation finally get off the ground? Regardless, pressure has been on aviation to join other sectors in dramatically cutting greenhouse gas emissions. In 2016, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a U.N.

Shell fires up Europe's largest green hydrogen facility

Business Green

Shell this afternoon began operations of Europe's largest PEM hydrogen electrolyser at its Energy and Chemicals Park in south west Germany, pledging to deliver up to 1,300 tonnes of green hydrogen a year from the trail-blazing facility.

The Spread Of Flight Shame In Europe—Is Greta Thunberg The Reason Why?

Forbes Green Tech

Flygskam is a term which means "flight shame" and has led to a decline in domestic and short haul air travel in Europe over the last few months.

Planes, trains and automobiles: How is Europe's transport sector curbing its emissions?

Business Green

Industry voice: Emissions from transport are growing, but innovative companies can help Europe meet its climate targets, according to Schroders. The difficulty is that each type of transportation - road, rail, aviation, shipping - requires a different strategy to curb emissions.

Shell starts trading power from Europe's 'largest' battery

Business Green

Shell announced yesterday that it has switched on a 100MW battery system in a village in Wiltshire that it claims is the largest in Europe. Shell said the electrolyser - billed as Europe's largest - could deliver up to 1,300 tonnes of green hydrogen a year produced using renewable energy.

ZeroAvia clinches $37.7 million to speed zero-carbon air travel

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 17 – The aviation industry has become more fuel efficient in recent years, but global demand for air travel (pre-pandemic) put. 2030 Finance Climate and Clean Tech Climate Finance Europe United States

JetBlue embarks on journey to offset all U.S. domestic flights

AGreenLiving

The move is becoming more common in Europe but is unprecedented among North American airlines. Business Eco Green aviation becoming-more europe northView original post here: JetBlue embarks on journey to offset all U.S. domestic flights.

How to fly sustainably

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Flying has been condemned by famous environmentalists such as Gretta Thunberg because of the huge carbon footprint per passenger that aviation causes. Sustainable Aviation Fuel is made from things like used cooking oil, algae, and crops like corn.

Europe's biggest firms are putting €124bn towards net zero - but is it enough?

Business Green

Minimal investments were also reported for advanced biofuels and synthetic fuels - which are widely regarded as critical for decarbonising aviation and shipping - as well as alternative materials and circular economy processes.

2019 New Investment Spotlight: Wright

Clean Energy Trust

As electric cars become increasingly common on the road and EV charging stations pop up across the country, the question of when electric propulsion will come to commercial aviation is natural. To date, research in hybrid-electric aviation and electric aviation has, for the most part, been limited to small-scale projects, such as single-passenger quadcopter drones and on-demand flying taxis. commercial aviation’s most commonly flown airliner?

Leasing firm Avolon to buy up to 500 electric VTOL aircraft

Charged

The companies say the sale will introduce the ultra-short-haul aircraft category to commercial aviation. Virgin Atlantic will be a VA-X4 launch airline customer in Europe. Aircraft leasing company Avolon has placed an order for up to 500 electric eVTOL aircraft from Vertical Aerospace.

Revealed: How Car and Airline Advertising ‘Misleads’ the Public and Threatens Climate Action

DeSmogBlog

and 30 percent of overall vehicle sales in Europe, where the adverts analysed were targeted. The aviation industry is responsible for around 5 percent of global heating. While lower than other sectors, aviation remains a sector of particular concern to climate scientists.

British Airways Nearly as Polluting as All Vans on UK Roads Combined, Data Shows

DeSmogBlog

The UK’s flag carrier was the second highest-emitting airline in Europe before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the industry, the figures show, with 18.4 Europe’s top aviation polluter is German national airline Lufthansa, which emitted 19.1

ZeroAvia and Shell ink deal to get airport hydrogen supply off the ground

Business Green

The prospect of sustainable aviation powered by hydrogen edged a step closer today, after ZeroAvia announced plans to construct two commercial-scale mobile hydrogen refuelers. The announcement comes as ZeroAvia unveiled Europe's first landside-to-airside hydrogen airport pipeline.

Rheinland Air Service orders five Bye Aerospace eFlyer 800s

Charged

RAS will provide service to eFlyer800 aircraft in Central Europe through its service and support facilities in Germany, and will be a designated reseller of the eFlyer800 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Ryanair clears net zero plans for take-off

Business Green

New aircraft, a greater use of sustainable aviation fuels, and offsetting all feature in airline's new 'Pathway to Net Zero' strategy. We are working tirelessly with our team and strategic partners to lead the way in making aviation more sustainable.

Heathrow Found to be World’s Second Most Polluting Airport in New Report

DeSmogBlog

The UK capital’s six airports make it the most polluting city by aviation emissions, responsible for 23.5 The accompanying report also cites research suggesting less than 1 percent of the global population is likely to be responsible for over half of all aviation-related CO2 emissions.

Airports’ decarbonisation plans remain intact despite Covid-19 impacts, says report

Envirotec Magazine

They will have to work collaboratively with other aviation stakeholders like airlines and will require government support to stimulate the development of a sustainable, resilient, low?carbon carbon aviation system, for example, through mandating the use of sustainable aviation fuels.

Gravity-based energy storage developer Energy Vault lands 1.6 GWh deal

Renewable Energy World

GWh of energy storage to support sustainable aviation fuel projects. before rolling out in Europe, the Middle East, and Australia in 2022. Follow @EngelsAngle. Gravity-based energy storage provider Energy Vault has landed a deal with DG Fuels for 1.6

Logistical considerations when introducing SAF mandates

Business Green

Industry Voice: Air bp's global aviation sustainability director Andreea Moyes explains how the firm is addressing logistical challenges head on to help scale up SAF production. per cent of total aviation fuel consumption.

UN-Approved ‘Green’ Investors Funding UK Airport Expansion Bids

DeSmogBlog

The news follows criticism from the government’s own climate advisers that the country’s recently-announced net zero strategy excludes measures to tackle aviation growth, an increasing source of emissions. The PRI was working with investors to make the aviation sector “less carbon?intensive,