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2010-03-31 07:44:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The award was...

2010-03-24 09:44:00

CINCINNATI, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquids technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains - The Camelina Company. "This will be a great plus for Montana, and is another step on our way to energy independence," said Governor Brian Schweitzer. Montana has the potential for hundreds of thousands of acres of Camelina and the State has a coal...

2010-03-23 20:43:00

CINCINNATI, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Camelina oil and domestic coal will soon be blended to create clean biojet fuel using coal-biomass-to-liquid technology (CBTL), thanks to an agreement between Accelergy Corporation and Great Plains Oil & Exploration - The Camelina Company. "This teaming gives Great Plains the ability to significantly impact the jet fuel market with domestically sourced biojet fuel...and do it today," said Sam Huttenbauer, CEO of Great Plains - The Camelina Company....

2010-03-19 11:00:00

FORT BELVOIR, Va., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Energy Support Center and Air Transport Association of America, Inc., signed a strategic alliance agreement today in Washington, D.C., recognizing a partnership for the development and deployment of alternative aviation fuels. The agreement highlights the shared goals of the Department of Defense and the principal U.S. airlines to advance the development and deployment of commercially viable,...

2010-03-08 15:00:00

DUBLIN, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Babcock & Brown Air Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("B&B Air"), a global lessor of modern, fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft, today announced that its CEO, Colm Barrington, is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Defense Conference in New York on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation will be available by visiting the investor section of B&B Air's website at...

2010-03-03 19:22:00

SEATTLE, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners, Inc. and Aviation Partners Boeing announced today that as of March 5, 2010 at 19:05 P.S.T. their unique Blended Winglet* Technology will have saved the world's airlines and private jet operators 2 Billion gallons of jet fuel, or 4 Billion plus U.S. dollars. This represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of almost 21.5 Million tons. Aviation Partners Winglet Technology is now flying on more than 3,700 airplanes and 21 different...

2010-01-14 09:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding Air Transport World (ATW) magazine's presentation of its Joseph S. Murphy Industry Service Award for 2010 to the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI): "ATA is extremely pleased that ATW has recognized how much CAAFI has accomplished in such a short time span to foster...

2010-01-06 13:43:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. and CINCINNATI, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- BioJet Corporation (www.biojetcorp.com) and Great Plains Oil & Exploration (www.camelinacompany.com) announced today that they have executed a Teaming Agreement for the purpose of producing renewable jet fuels. The companies plan to jointly develop integrated Camelina cultivation and associated refinery projects in the U.S., Europe, South America, and Asia. BioJet will bring its international network and management...

2009-12-15 08:20:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that a core group of airlines has signed groundbreaking memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with two different producers - AltAir Fuels LLC and Rentech, Inc. - for a future supply of alternative aviation fuel. Twelve airlines from the United States, Canada, Germany and Mexico - Air Canada, American Airlines,...

2009-12-04 17:28:00

SAN DIEGO., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sapphire Energy, the leader in algae-based fuel technology, today received another big boost for its groundbreaking energy work. Sapphire was awarded nearly $104.5 million as part of President Obama's American Recovery and Investment Act and the Biorefinery Assistance Program, authorized through the 2008 Farm Bill. The grant is from the U.S. Dept. of Energy for $50 million and the loan guarantee from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for $54.5 million....


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.