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Australia: Flight path to sustainable aviation published
Source : biofuels-news.com
In Australia, CSIRO has compiled a report titled Flight Path to Sustainable Aviation, in which they predict that over the next 20 years a new, sustainable, Australia-New Zealand aviation fuels industry could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 17%, generate more than 12'000 jobs and reduce Australia's reliance on aviation fuel imports by $2 billion per annum. The study was commissioned by and developed in collaboration with the members of the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group, and found that production of commercially viable quantities of aviation fuels derived from non-food biomass sources such as crop stubble, forestry residues, municipal waste and algae is feasible. The report identified three major actions that are required by 2015, including creation of a supportive market structure and supply chain, development of refining plants, and certification and independent verification to ensure sustainability of the fuel.
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30 May 2011 |
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