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£273M fund for low carbon aerospace creation

£273M fund for low carbon aerospace creation The government will give £273M to pay for low carbon aerospace creation involving solar-powered aircraft and NHS treatment drones Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will make the statement later on today, which the government predicts will create 8.8k new vacancies. Using electric drones to analyise hazards, move medical treatments…
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Civil society tells EU stop ignoring aviation climate impact

Civil society tells EU stop ignoring aviation climate impact: The next meeting of the Environment Council of the European Union will take place on June 28th 2022 and on it’s agenda: The Revision of the EU Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) Directive concerning aviation. The Stay Grounded Network urges the Council in an open letter published…
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The UK aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a tenth by 2020

The UK aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a tenth by 2020: As a result of Covid-19 epidemic limits, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions reduced by 9.5 percent in 2020 compared to 2019. According to official figures released today by the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, emissions totaled approximately 406 million tonnes…
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Liquid hydrogen will fuel ‘zero carbon’ London-San Francisco flights

Liquid hydrogen will fuel ‘zero carbon’ London-San Francisco flights: A revolutionary liquid hydrogen-powered aeroplane concept was shown today, potentially revolutionising commercial flying. The £15 million government-backed aeroplane claims to travel from London to San Francisco while emitting no carbon dioxide. It could also transport 279 passengers from London to Auckland, New Zealand, with only one…
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British Airways turns on the ‘world’s first’ jet zero engines

British Airways turns on the ‘world’s first’ jet zero engines: British Airways is on its approach to become the world’s first airline to utilise commercially generated sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The news comes as a result of a collaboration between the flag carrier airline and Phillips 66 Limited. Thousands of tonnes of SAF are scheduled…
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Shell plans to create ‘one of Europe’s largest’ biofuels plant

Shell plans to create ‘one of Europe’s largest’ biofuels plant: Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed a final investment decision to construct one of Europe’s largest biofuels plants. The facility, which will be located in the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam in the Netherlands, will have a capacity of 820,000 tonnes of low carbon fuels…
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Jet zero improved using new hydrogen methods

Jet zero improved using new hydrogen methods: Britain’s jet zero has come a bit closer to launching. Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS), a British SME, has reported it has bought and been delivered a Britten-Norman Islander plane which it intends to modify using hydrogen fuel cell technology. The firm hopes to begins test flights with hydrogen…
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British Airways agreed to make all COP26 Flights green

British Airways agreed to make all COP26 Flights green: British Airways declared a new collaboration with bp to source sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in respect of all its flights between London, Glasgow and Edinburgh. It is claimed by BA that the SAF that will be used during the climate conference this can provide a lifecycle…
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£15m provided for sustainable aviation fuel technology

£15m provided for sustainable aviation fuel technology: The Department of Transport is providing £15 million funds by way of its ‘Green Fuels, Green Skies’ competition to businesses  generating sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The contest was initiated on behalf of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan this year in March & 8 companies have been finalised…
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