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2011-04-08 12:40:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Matchmaking, Inc. has compiled the results of multiple airline tests of oil from the little known non-edible plant Jatropha as a potential substitute for traditional jet fuel with impressive results. The non-profit company specializes in matching small firms with government agencies and major corporations. Japan Airlines, Air New Zealand, Continental, Brazil's TAM Airlines and most recently the Mexican carrier Interjet, in cooperation...

2011-03-30 17:11:00

Statement by AIA President & CEO Marion C. Blakey ARLINGTON, Va., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's remarks today outlined an exciting blueprint to achieve a long-term energy security policy for our nation. He highlighted the commitment of the U.S. Air Force to obtain half of its domestic jet fuels from alternative sources by 2016. The commercial aviation industry is also doing its part to be a responsible environmental steward. The Aerospace Industries...

2011-03-30 11:54:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today applauded President Obama's directive to the Department of Energy (DOE), the Navy and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to further advance biofuels for fighter jets, trucks and commercial airliners as part of his plan for enabling America's energy security. "We applaud President Obama's leadership in furthering...

2011-03-04 10:06:00

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by U.S. petroleum refineries could drive many refineries out of business, depriving hundreds of thousands of American workers of their jobs and weakening America's economic and national security, according to NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association. "The unilateral regulation of GHGs (greenhouse gases) by the United States ... will place domestic...

2011-02-09 17:22:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners, Inc. and Aviation Partners Boeing announced today that as of February 9, 2011 at 4:47AM P.S.T. their unique Blended Winglet* Technology has saved the world's airlines and private jet operators 2.5 Billion gallons of jet fuel, or about 5 Billion U.S. dollars. This represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of almost 26 Million tons. Aviation Partners Winglet Technology is now flying on more than 4,000 airplanes and 21 different...

2011-01-25 12:13:41

If the U.S. military increases its use of alternative fuels, there will be no direct benefit to the nation's armed forces, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Any benefits from investment in alternative fuels by the U.S. Department of Defense will accrue to the nation as a whole rather than to mission-specific needs of the military, researchers found. The study is based on an examination of alternative jet and naval fuels that can be produced from coal or various renewable resources,...

2011-01-06 13:17:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 engine recently powered its first biofuel test flight of a U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This flight test, powered by alternative jet fuel, comes on the heels of engine ground testing completed earlier this year at Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee. These tests directly support the U.S. Air Force's goal of acquiring half of its domestic jet fuel requirements from...

2010-12-16 11:28:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Logos Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the second phase of BioJET(TM) from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to produce fully compatible jet fuel from cellulose -- the structural component of all plants and algae. With this process, Logos scientists and their teammates estimate, the cellulose waste streams from agriculture, industries, and cities could supply a significant amount of U.S....

2010-12-16 08:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, has been awarded the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2010 Sustainable Energy Award for its work on biofuels process technology. The award from AIChE, a global leader among chemical engineering professionals, recognizes contributions toward the innovation, sustainability and conservation of energy through the application of chemical engineering. "Since our founding more than 90...

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2010-11-30 07:35:00

Lufthansa, Europe's largest airline, announced Monday that it will begin offering flights between Frankfurt and Hamburg next April with a new airplane that can use both biofuel and traditional jet fuel. The Airbus A321 will make four trips a day between the two German cities. The plane will use a synthetic fuel -- based on vegetable oil -- that will be mixed with jet fuel and used in one of the plane's two engines, the airline said. The biofuel will be used in the testing flights for about...


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