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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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Really Boris a private jet? That’s not green!

Really Boris a private jet? That’s not green! UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson decided to fly in a private jet to attend the official start of the G7 summit in Cornwall, even though the event had promised “to create a greener, more prosperous future”. The flight that Johnson took from London to Newquay covered approximately…
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UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine

UK looks to greener flights with largest aerospace engine: Rolls-Royce has begun constructing what is believed to be the world’s largest aerospace engine that guarantees flights will be greener. This green engine is being created at the British company’s DemoWorks facility situated in Derby & is constructed to deliver a 25% fuel efficiency enhancement as compared…
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British Airways may be the 2nd biggest polluter in Europe

British Airways may be the 2nd biggest polluter in Europe: A new report has named British Airways as the second largest airline polluter for 2019 in Europe. The study by the campaign group Transport and Environment (T&E) believes the company’s emissions are responsible for as much carbon emitted from every van on the UK’s streets.…
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90m boost for British green aerospace manufacturing jets

90m boost for British green aerospace manufacturing jets: A new £90 Million government investment has been backed for five aerospace projects. It is believed that the £90 million will create lightweight materials that will reduce how much jet fuel is consumed and that can be adapted to future hybrid and electric planes. It will develop…
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Government to tackle carbon-intensive ‘ghost flights’

Government to tackle carbon-intensive ‘ghost flights’: An extended measure has been legislated for by the government that offers airlines a way to avoid operating carbon inefficient ‘ghost flights’. Under the current circumstances of Covid-19 restrictions, these are flights that carry fewer passengers than usual and are operated mainly to allow airlines to keep their rights…
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Supreme Court reverses ban on Heathrow’s 3rd runway

Supreme Court reverses ban on Heathrow’s 3rd runway: The Supreme Court have reversed the ban on the expansion of the planned third runway at Heathrow Airport. The controversial project was earlier blocked by the Court of Appeal, who determined it clashed with climate goals after a case brought by environmental groups involving Friends of the…
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