Biofuels

The first production of SAF sustainable aviation fuel developed in Canada

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Montréal, September 14th, 2021 – The SAF+ Consortium (“SAF +”) is proud to announce one of the first productions of sustainable aviation fuel PtL (Power to Liquids) in North America. This production took place in its pilot factory, located at the ParaChem industrial site, east of Montreal. SAF+ aims to bring to market, by 2025-2026, synthetic kerosene whose carbon footprint is reduced by 80% compared to fossil kerosene. The PtL sector consists of producing […]

Biofuels

Airbus joins Canada’s SAF+ Consortium to accelerate the development of a new Sustainable Aviation Fuel technology

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 #SAF #Decarbonisation #Canada Toulouse, 15th July 2021– Airbus and the Montreal, Canada-based SAF+ Consortium have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with major Canadian aviation industry players on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) development and production in North America. Airbus will be investing through “in-kind” contributions, which consist of technical and certification expertise, economic […]

Industry

Aero Montréal, new member of the SAF+ Consortium

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The SAF+ Consortium (“SAF+”) is proud and pleased to welcome Aero Montréal—a strategic forum that brings together all of the top executives in the Quebec aerospace sector—to our Consortium. Aero Montréal’s mission is to mobilize the stakeholders of Québec’s aerospace ecosystem to support its global reach, innovation capacity and growth. This mission is fully aligned […]

Power-to-Liquids

Hydro-Québec, observer to the SAF+ Consortium

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SAF+ Consortium (“SAF+”) is proud to welcome Hydro-Québec, the largest producer and distributor of hydroelectricity in North America, as an observer member of the Consortium. SAF+ is a group of Quebec companies working in the field of sustainable fuel production from carbon capture using green hydrogen produced in Quebec. Aiming at producing sustainable fuel for […]

Industry

SAF+ Receives the Solar Impulse Label

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We are proud to announce that our solution for turning CO2 to clean jet fuel has received the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label.   “The world needs ambitious solutions to the climate crisis and it’s not easy to know who to support and where to invest resources. The Solar Impulse label is a spotlight that shines on those solutions that can make […]

Government

Transitioning from a GHG-intensive economy, South Africa’s case

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An excellent article about South Africa which, like Canada, must overcome its dependency on GHG intensive resources and maximize its great potential for sustainable fuel production. South Africa must quickly begin its transition from a coal-dependent economy to using renewable energy for clean hydrogen production that can benefit, among others, the aviation industry. Read full […]

Government

Transforming the aviation sector

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The aviation sector is essential to maintain a globally connected world, but its environmental impact has brought its “license to grow” under question for many. Solutions are available, “Now we need governments to build supportive policies to invigorate the sustainable fuels industry.” Read the article: https://neweralive.na/posts/opinion-making-the-business-of-freedom-sustainable  

Biofuels

The flight shame in the airline business

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“Flight shame – flyers feeling guilty about their carbon footprint” could significantly affect the airline sector’s bottom line in the years to come. SAF+ Consortium will produce a jet fuel with life cycle GHG emissions that will be 80% lower than fossil jet fuel in order to shrink the carbon footprint associated to flying. Read […]