sustainable aviation biofuel

Boeing, Canadian Aviation Industry Launch Sustainable Aviation Biofuel Project

Aviation industry, research institutions collaborate to make jet fuel from forest residues
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December 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA), the University of British Columbia (UBC) and SkyNRG, with support from Canada's aviation industry and other stakeholders, are collaborating to turn leftover branches, sawdust and other forest-industry waste into sustainable aviation biofuel.

Boeing, South African Airways Look to First Harvest of Energy-Rich Tobacco to Make Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Pioneering project supports South Africa’s rural economy, environment, public health
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MARBLE HALL, South Africa, Dec. 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and South African Airways (SAA) announced today that South African farmers will soon harvest their first crop of energy-rich tobacco plants, an important step towards using the plants to make sustainable aviation biofuel.

Boeing, COMAC Open Facility to Transform 'Gutter Oil' into Aviation Biofuel

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel
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HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil.

Boeing to Keynote South by Southwest Eco Conference

Boeing Environmental Strategy Director Julie Felgar and Masdar Institute Bioenergy Research Director Alejandro Rios G. to discuss breakthrough research in sustainable biofuel for commercial aviation
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Julie Felgar, Managing Director of Environmental Strategy and Integration, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Alejandro Rios G., Director of the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC) at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi will lead a dual keynote session at South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough s

Approval of New Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing comments on newly approved aviation biofuel, farnesane
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ASTM International, the fuel standards organization, today announced that farnesane, which is made from plant sugars, can be blended up to 10 percent with conventional petroleum jet fuel (Jet A/A1).

Boeing, Embraer to Open Joint Research Center for Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil
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SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Embraer S.A. (BM&F Bovespa: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil.

Boeing, United Arab Emirates Partners Look to Harvest Biofuel from Desert Plants

Innovation will make biofuel production more efficient for aviation, vehicles
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ABU DHABI, January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Boeing [NYSE:BA] and research partners in the United Arab Emirates have made breakthroughs in sustainable aviation biofuel development, finding that desert plants fed by seawater will produce biofuel more efficiently than other well-known feedstocks. The Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), affiliated with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, will test these findings in a project that could support biofuel crop production in arid countries, such as the U.A.E.

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