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United Airlines, Boeing and Honeywell UOP Fund New Prize for Innovations in Aviation Energy at 2014 Clean Energy Challenge

Clean Energy Trust Announces $50,000 Aviation Energy Prize to Fund Advancements in Sustainable Air Travel
Press Release

December 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Clean Energy Trust, with the support of United Airlines, The Boeing Company and Honeywell UOP, has created a $50,000 Aviation Energy Prize for developing alternatives to traditional fossil fuels for airline and

Boeing 777X to Deliver Unprecedented Efficiency and Economics

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], one day after announcing the record-breaking launch of the 777X, today at the Dubai Airshow outlined the performance characteristics and a variety of features that will make the newest member of the Boeing twin-aisle family the largest and most fuel-efficient twin-engine commercial jetliner in aviation history.

Boeing Subsidiary Spectrolab Sets New Solar Cell Efficiency World Record

Solar cell converts 38.8 percent of solar energy into electricity
Press Release

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary Spectrolab recently set a new world record by producing a solar cell that converted 38.8 percent of solar energy into electricity, more than any other ground-based solar cell not using concentrated sunlight. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., verified the new record, which beats Spectrolab’s own previous world record by 1 percent.

Boeing, GOL Airlines Announce Collaboration to Increase Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Supply in Brazil

Lower-carbon fuels to support flights during upcoming major sporting events
Press Release

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL) will work together to speed the research, development and approval of new sources of sustainable aviation biofuel in Brazil.

Boeing and RER Hydro to Provide Quebec with Clean Hydrokinetic Power

Agreement marks the 1st commercial sale of hydrokinetic turbines
Press Release

BECANCOUR, Quebec, Nov. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and its partner RER Hydro of Montreal have entered into a multiyear agreement with the government of Quebec to provide 40 hydrokinetic turbines that will generate about 9 megawatts of clean, renewable power.

Once completed, the St. Lawrence River near downtown Montreal will have the world’s largest river-generated, hydrokinetic turbine farm.

Video: Boeing Support Helps Homeboy Industries Make a Difference

Solar panel installation training by Boeing supports Southern California gang intervention, rehab and reentry program
Article

Boeing Support Helps Homeboy Industries Make a Difference

 

 

Boeing, ORACLE TEAM USA to Recycle Composites in America’s Cup-Class Yacht

7,000 lbs. of composites to be recycled using techniques created for 787 Dreamliner
Summary: 
  • 7,000 lbs. of composites to be recycled using techniques created for 787 Dreamliner
  • Use and recycling of composites reduces environmental footprint of aircraft, yachts
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  • 7,000 lbs. of composites to be recycled using techniques created for 787 Dreamliner
  • Use and recycling of composites reduces environmental footprint of aircraft, yachts

Boeing Employees Tackle Trash; Reduce Waste-to-Landfill

Reducing 70% of Waste-to-Landfill by Bringing Home Conservation Habits to the Workplace
Article

This story first appeared in the 2013 Boeing Environment Report.

Home grown solutions

A team of environmentally active employees at the Spares Distribution Center in Seattle started helping the massive warehouse reduce energy use and waste by bringing their personal recycling and conservation habits from home into the workplace.

Boeing Video: Better Wings for a Better Planet

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Better Wings for a Better Planet is a part of Boeing's Innovation Video Series.

About the video:
Improving fuel efficiency, even by one percent, on the world's most popular plane makes a huge difference. After achieving success with the first 737 winglet, the team was challenged with finding ways to make the 737 MAX even more efficient. View the video to learn more:

 

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