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2014-08-07 12:21:10

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. ("Fulcrum"), a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline's biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world pioneer in the development and commercialization of converting municipal solid waste into...

2014-08-06 04:20:33

Hybrid tobacco from SkyNRG will make sustainable aviation biofuel, not cigarettes JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], South African Airways (SAA) and SkyNRG announced today they are collaborating to make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new type of tobacco plant. This initiative broadens cooperation between Boeing and SAA to develop renewable jet fuel in ways that support South Africa's goals for public health as well as economic and rural...

2014-07-23 16:21:50

- 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 - AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco), a conference connecting the urgency of global sustainability challenges with the opportunity for breakthrough solutions, today announced that Julie Felgar, Managing Director of Environmental Strategy and...

2014-05-15 04:24:05

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ennovor Group, a leading global sustainable biofuels company, is implementing SAP Business One software across its facilities in Europe and Asia. The hosted solution will be rolled out throughout the business during 2014 and will be used for finance, inventory control and traceability, purchasing, sales, production, human resources, intercompany trading and management reporting. "The investment in robust and proven systems...

2014-05-12 08:22:11

Leading aerospace companies share commitment to research, develop biofuel in Brazil SAO PAULO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and...

2014-04-24 23:14:37

"Why Transition to Sustainable Renewable Fuels?" asks Advanced Biofuels USA, providing as an answer, 10 Excellent Reasons in a one-page Earth Week handout for use by civic organizations, church stewardship groups, environmental organizations, teachers, students and anyone interested in renewable transportation energy. Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 "By publishing this easy-to-understand handout, we are furthering this educational nonprofit's mission to...

2014-04-02 12:21:08

Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability...

2014-01-19 04:20:06

- Collaboration focuses on research, feedstock production and refining capability ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], Etihad Airways, Takreer, Total and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology today announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to support a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the United Arab Emirates. BIOjet Abu Dhabi: Flight Path to Sustainability will engage a broad range of stakeholders to develop...

2013-12-23 11:08:52

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step in the search to develop effective second generation biofuels. Researchers from the Department of Chemistry at York have discovered a family of enzymes that can degrade hard-to-digest biomass into its constituent sugars. 'First generation' biofuels have already made an impact in the search for renewable and secure energy sources particularly through the generation of bioethanol manufactured from easy-to-digest food sources...


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