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Air New Zeland to fly bifouel

This release came in overnight from my colleagues in the US. It takes us further with the Air New Zealand/Rolls Royce biofuels trials. It is notable because it will be using Jatropha derived biofuel. The fuel will be mixed 50:50 with conventional Jet. It is part of Honewell’s research in this area, which I’ve mentioned […]

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Honewell UOP to develop US and Nato Jet fuel: Update

Honeywell UOP today announced it and a number of other companies received $6.7 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and commercialize renewable energy for use by U.S. and NATO militaries The technology will convert vegetable and algae oils to a military jet fuel known as Jet Propellant 8 […]

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UOP announces first for its Ecofining technology in Europe

UOP announces first for its biodiesel technology in Europe today with Eni on its website. UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, and Eni S.p.A. (NYSE: ENI) announced today that Eni will build a production facility using EcofiningTM technology to produce diesel fuel from vegetable oils. The facility, to be located in Livorno, Italy, will […]

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Biodiesel powered Jet Car

Lot of noise in the US about Jay Leno’s new custom built “biodiesel” powered jet car, reported on Popular Mechanics, courtesy of Instapundit They talk quite a bit about biodiesel, but…

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