BECCS, negative emissions and the net zero business future

Countries and organisations around the world are racing towards net zero emissions targets. Major companies including Microsoft, Google, Siemens and Unilever have pledged to balance their emissions to net zero before 2050.

Shell to build ‘one of Europe’s biggest’ biofuels facilities

The 820,000-tonne a year plant in the Netherlands will help to meet the growing demand from the transport sector, including hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as heavy road transport and aviation

Sustainable aviation fuel demand ‘set for 30-fold higher flights by 2025’

Global demand for SAF will increase from 80,000 to three million tonnes by 2025 to support aviation’s green transition, according to a new report

Jet zero boosted with new hydrogen plans

British jet to be retrofitted with hydrogen fuel cell technology

British Airways pledges to green all its COP26 flights

All the airline’s flights between London, Glasgow and Edinburgh during the COP26 will run on a SAF that is claimed to have up to 80% lower carbon footprint compared to traditional jet fuel

Repsol produces ‘Spain’s first’ plane biofuel from waste

The batch consists of 5,300 tonnes of sustainable plane fuel, which Repsol claims will avoid up to 300 tonnes of carbon emissions

Scotland launches hybrid-electric flights

The hybrid-electric aircraft aims to offer a viable solution for regional carriers to support their decarbonisation efforts

easyJet says welcome aboard to recycled plastic flight crew uniforms

The new cabin crew and pilot uniforms are predicted to have a 75% lower carbon footprint than traditional polyesters

Sustainable aviation fuel tech gets £15m funding

This funding is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan and could see up to a 70% reduction in emissions compared with fossil fuels

US jet zero gets boost!

United Airlines has announced it will purchase 100 electric aircraft for regional flights