Shipping and aviation plan to go net zero. How?

GreenBiz

It involves a mix of electrification, sustainable fuels and hydrogen power

Amazon aims to clean up aviation

GreenBiz

Amazon aims to clean up aviation. The aviation sector in a pandemic has 99 problems. And if you look at the aviation industry's historical pledges to add in bio-based jet fuels, before the pandemic, it's fallen woefully short. Aviation. Katie Fehrenbacher.

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Aviation is plotting a sustainable course

GreenBiz

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.

Stop greenwashing of aviation: 3. hydrogen flight

Low Impact

Over five weeks we’re publishing a range of Stay Grounded factsheets about various kinds of techno-greenwashing provided by the aviation industry. 2, electric flight , and this one covers the promise of hydrogen flight. Success not assured Hydrogen-powered aircraft exist only on paper.

Is aviation the best application yet for hydrogen fuel cells?

Charged

However, aviation remains a new frontier for zero emissions. His new company, ZeroAvia, is developing an aircraft powertrain energized by hydrogen fuel cells. And that’s kind of a mainstay of regional aviation aircraft of this size. And they’ve just extended it to aviation.

Stop greenwashing of aviation: 5. E-fuels

Low Impact

Over five weeks we’ve published a range of Stay Grounded factsheets about various kinds of techno-greenwashing provided by the aviation industry. 3 the promise of hydrogen flight ; no. Governments should not subsidise aviation e-fuels: the polluter should pay.

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?

GreenBiz

Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules. Green hydrogen? Hydrogen.

Stop greenwashing of aviation: 2. electric flight

Low Impact

Over five weeks we’re publishing a range of Stay Grounded factsheets about various kinds of techno-greenwashing provided by the aviation industry. The aviation industry is trying everything to legitimise its plan to jump straight back to pre-Covid growth rates.

Hydrogen Aviation Startup ZeroAvia Raises $37.7M From Amazon, Shell and BEV

GreenTechMedia

Zero-carbon aviation start-up ZeroAvia has raised $37.7 The funds will be used for the ongoing development of its ZA-600 hydrogen fuel cell powertrain, which converts hydrogen into electricity to power a motor to spin a propeller. Local, green hydrogen is the fuel of choice.

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand?

GreenBiz

Could trash-to-energy technology feed hydrogen demand? One novel spin on emerging hydrogen fuel options is "clean hydrogen" made from trash. . Today, more than 95 percent of hydrogen is fossil-based and does not rely on renewables. There are other ways to make hydrogen.

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Stop greenwashing of aviation: 4. biofuels

Low Impact

Over five weeks we’re publishing a range of Stay Grounded factsheets about various kinds of techno-greenwashing provided by the aviation industry. 3 the promise of hydrogen flight ; and this one is about the promise of biofuels. The post Stop greenwashing of aviation: 4.

Net zero aviation fund backs wireless plane charging and hydrogen refuelling projects

Business Green

R&D projects securing backing include wireless electric airplane charging, immersive and extended reality hydrogen safety training, and ultra-lightweight pressure vessels for hydrogen storage.

Silicon valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertain for potential zero-emissions aviation

Envirotec Magazine

Presented as a milestone in the effort to make aviation sustainable and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, start-up firm ZeroAvia announced on 14 August seemingly significant advances in developing a zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled electric powertrain. With land transport rapidly decarbonizing, fast-growing air transport is quickly becoming the leading emission source, so we must find ways to make aviation more sustainable,” said Val Miftakhov, ZeroAvia Founder and CEO.

Hydrogen Is Booming: 3 Things Investors Need To Know To Reduce Their Risk

EDF + Business

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has set off a flurry of competition among states for a piece of the $8 billion in direct funding and tax credits the law provides for four “hydrogen hubs.” A parallel rush to hydrogen is underway in the private sector. The U.S.

This carbon challenge is bigger than cars, aviation and shipping combined

GreenBiz

This carbon challenge is bigger than cars, aviation and shipping combined. The options include biodiesel, renewable electricity, renewable natural gas, solar thermal, geothermal, thermal storage and hydrogen. Adam Aston. Thu, 08/13/2020 - 02:15.

Major hydrogen initiatives underway at US Department of Energy

Renewable Energy World

DOE announces 52M for 31 hydrogen projects; issues RFI for projects to which Avangrid responds. million to fund 31 projects to advance next-generation clean hydrogen technologies and support DOE’s recently announced Hydrogen Energy Earthshot initiative. Hydrogen News

HyPoint debuts prototype of air-cooled hydrogen fuel cell for aviation

Business Green

US firm says its new solution boasts three times the power of a regular fuel cell by weight, providing a boost to hopes of hydrogen powered aircraft. Founder and CEO Dr Alex Ivanenko said the breakthrough marked a major milestone in the drive towards zero emission aviation.

Exploring Europe’s approach to offshore wind and green hydrogen

Renewable Energy World

The Clean Energy States Alliance recently released a new report that looks at the development of green hydrogen (H2) from offshore wind. This hydrogen is referred to as “grey hydrogen.” Hydrogen from electrolysis powered by renewables is known as “green hydrogen.”.

United Airlines among newest investors of ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-propelled flight technology

Renewable Energy World

ZeroAvia announced it has raised another $35 million to help develop its 2-5 megawatt (MW) zero-emission powertrain systems for commercial aviation. ZeroAvia says it is on track to achieve commercialization for its hydrogen propulsion technology in 2024. Hydrogen News

Will low-carbon hydrogen will be the silver bullet in APAC?

Renewable Energy World

On Thursday the 19 th of August, the Climate Council in partnership with the law firm Shearman & Sterling, hosted an intriguing panel to discuss a major topic in the energy industry: Will low-carbon hydrogen be the silver bullet in APAC? The controversy around blue hydrogen.

Government of Canada launches Hydrogen Strategy

Charged

Most automakers may have rejected hydrogen as an energy storage medium for passenger vehicles ( Toyota is the notable exception), but the technology may yet find applications for industrial processes, and in other forms of transportation such as aviation and shipping.

Hydrogen Cars. Smart or DuMb?

Mr. Sustainability

Not smart Summary - Hydrogen has a key role to play in our sustainable future. It is time we acknowledge the future of land-based transport is battery-electric, not hydrogen-powered. This blog explores the beauty of hydrogen and why we should not put it into our cars - of any size.

Aviation milestone as first commercial flight takes off using fuel derived from wood chips

Envirotec Magazine

Flight from Tokyo to Sapporo uses sustainable aviation fuel derived from gasified wood-chips. The flight is the first commercial flight in the world to use SAF derived from gasified wood-chips synthesised into aviation fuel. Image credit: Alan Wilson , CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Air taxis and hydrogen flights: Government announces £85m R&D boost for green aviation projects

Business Green

The nascent green aviation sector received a dual boost today as the UK government confirmed a series of multi-million pound R&D funding awards and BP and Quantas inked a new sustainable fuel partnership.

ZeroAvia wins £12-million grant to bring fuel cell aviation powertrain to market

Charged

ZeroAvia, a specialist in hydrogen-electric aviation, has secured £12.3 million) in government funding to deliver a hydrogen-electric aircraft to the market by 2023. million ($16.3

Kent zero: HyPoint showcases Sandwich zero emission aviation research facility

Business Green

Despite the long way it has to travel to realise its vision of commercialisation, HyPoint has already generated significant buzz within the aviation industry. That will be the main motivation for big airline companies [to switch to hydrogen fuel cells].".

£2.65m green hydrogen project aims to advance emissions-free distilling ambitions

Envirotec Magazine

A new and seemingly ground-breaking hydrogen combustion technology is to be trialled at Bruichladdich Distillery’s operations on Islay. UK based green-hydrogen firm Protium is working with partner ITPEnergised (ITPE) on the pilot project, which received the go-ahead on 24 November.

We need to get serious about speeding up the switch to sustainable aviation fuel

Business Green

The government must act now to scale power-to-liquid fuels that would allow the aviation industry to reduce their emissions, while long-term solutions are in development, argues Green Alliance's Helena Barrett. As a sector, aviation has so far got off lightly in the push to meet net zero.

Government eyes low carbon fuels mandate for UK aviation sector

Business Green

UK jet fuel suppliers could face minimum sustainable aviation fuels requirements from 2025 under government plans. Aviation is currently responsible for around 2.5

Who’s behind the current wave of hype about hydrogen?

Charged

Hydrogen fuel cells are controversial—several automakers, including Daimler , Honda , GM and Volkswagen , have abandoned the technology, while Toyota continues to pursue it. ABC News also recently ran a rapturous rhapsody hyping hydrogen as the fuel of the future.

Jet Zero: Is aviation 'techno-optimism' putting UK emissions targets in jeopardy?

Business Green

New report from Element Energy argues halting airport expansion and introducing demand reduction measures provides a "less risky" route for tackling aviation emissions than betting on emerging technologies. Industry is also responding to the demand for low emission aviation.

Boeing, Microsoft, and JP Morgan join sustainable aviation biofuels alliance

Business Green

Netflix, Deloitte, Boston Consulting Group, and Salesforce also among founding members of Sustainable Aviation Buyers Alliance (SABA). But while a number of potential solutions are being developed, including electric and hydrogen powered planes, such technologies remain in their infancy.

WoodMac on Green Hydrogen: It’s Going To Happen Faster Than Anyone Expects

GreenTechMedia

Green hydrogen is set to play a substantive role in the overall energy mix with its development likely to happen faster than anyone predicts, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie. “The European Commission’s hydrogen strategy didn’t exist a year ago.

HyFlyer zero emission aviation project lines up mobile hydrogen fuelling support

Business Green

Mobile refuelling truck will be used to power test flights of hydrogen plane

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

Renewable Energy World

million tons of zero-carbon green hydrogen or 20 million tons of green ammonia each year, which will be provided domestically and exported internationally as the green fuels market continues to expand post- 2030. Some predictions say that the green hydrogen sector could become a US$2.5

COP26: UK preps aviation climate coalition for global take-off

Business Green

The UK is set to launch a global aviation coalition at the COP26 Climate Summit that will aim to rally more countries behind a long-term target to reduce emissions from international flights.

Jet Zero: Government launches new £3m green aviation funding competition

Business Green

The government has today launched the first round of its £3m Zero Emission Flight Infrastructure (ZEFI) competition with a view to catalysing the development of the infrastructure that could one day enable electric and hydrogen-fuelled aircraft.

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.

Shipping and aviation plan to go net zero. How?

AGreenLiving

It involves a mix of electrification, sustainable fuels and hydrogen power. View original post here: Shipping and aviation plan to go net zero. Business Green and-maintain answer-the answer-the-question climate-tech fuels-and hydrogen-power question suppliers with-their you-feel

'The only net zero carbon option': Back power-to-liquid fuel for aviation decarbonisation, ministers urged

Business Green

Not all sustainable aviation fuels are necessarily as sustainable as advertised, and the government should choose carefully when deciding which jet fuel alternatives it intends to support as it draws up plans to decarbonise the aviation sector.

Cambridge University preps Aviation Impact Accelerator for net zero take-off

Business Green

New initiative to bring together leading experts from across the fast-expanding green aviation sector. The new group aims to build an interactive evidence-based simulator that allows the aviation industry and policymakers to explore different scenarios for achieving net zero emission flight.

Singapore’s H3 Dynamics closes $26 million for hydrogen-powered air cargo and logistics

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 25 – H3 Dynamics is the latest hydrogen-fuel startup to secure investor backing in the race to green the aviation industry. The post Singapore’s H3 Dynamics closes $26 million for hydrogen-powered air cargo and logistics appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

JetBlue invests in Universal Hydrogen to help advance carbon-free flight

Renewable Energy World

JetBlue Technology Ventures (JTV), the venture capital subsidiary of JetBlue Airways announced that it is one of the investors in Series A funding for Universal Hydrogen through which the company raised $20.5 Universal Hydrogen says it is fueling carbon-free flight and that the money will allow it to accelerate the development of its hydrogen logistics network and regional aircraft conversion kits, and also boost its burgeoning commercial activities. Hydrogen News