Money Talks: ZeroAvia Nails Paine Field Site For Hydrogen Aircraft R&D

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:50:03 +0000

green hydrogen fuel cell electric aircraft ZeroAviaThe green hydrogen revolution needs to step up the pace if ZeroAvia is to realize its dream of zero emission hydrogen fuel cell electric flight.

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Start UK Rollout Of Zero-Emission Jets This Decade

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 21:33:20 +0000

UK domestic flights could be operated by electric and hydrogen aircraft as early as 2028, a new policy paper by Transport & Environment (T&E) finds.

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Would Airlines Benefit From Evading EU Climate Measures?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 01:30:26 +0000

EU regulators have little to fear from airlines evading the bloc’s climate measures, a new study by Transport & Environment (T&E) finds. Originally published on Transport & Environment. To address the aviation sector’s growing climate impact, the European Commission has proposed to reduce aviation emissions by mandating the use of cleaner fuels (through ReFuelEU) and also […]

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Aviation ETS: T&E’s Feedback On EU Commission Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 00:00:24 +0000

The EU ETS rules for aviation can go much further to address the unfair privileges the sector is currently benefitting from, a new briefing by Transport & Environment (T&E) finds. The European Commission is proposing to reform the EU ETS rules for aviation. It seeks to address some unfair privileges the sector was benefiting from […]

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Bullet Train Speeds, But With No Tracks & No Airliner Emissions (Part 2)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 22:40:44 +0000

This is the second part of a two-part series. You can find Part 1 here. Overcoming These Problems With the failure of the giant KM Ekranoplan, the Soviet government reduced the funding for such vehicles, instead focusing on things they knew worked. Despite this, they managed to iron out some of the problems by focusing […]

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Bullet Train Speeds, But With No Tracks & No Airliner Emissions (Part 1)

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 20:25:04 +0000

The Need For Clean Speed A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article about the Otto Celera 500L, a small plane that can travel at commercial airliner speeds with 1/8 the fuel. The big advantage such a plane could bring to the market is low emissions (relatively speaking) while giving even better speed and convenience […]

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United Airlines Uses Jet Fuel Made From Plants In Passenger Flight

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2021 19:29:03 +0000

United Airlines recently used jet fuel made from agricultural waste such as corncobs and corn stalks in a normal passenger flight. Virent, a Madison, WI–based startup, made the fuel and is known for making bio-based plastics and other bio-based products, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. Virent is a subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation and uses […]

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The Airline Industry Is Catching Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fever

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 17:20:47 +0000

fuel cell green hydrogen aircraft United ZeroAviaUnited Airlines and ZeroAvia are teaming up to bring the dream of zero emission hydrogen fuel cell flight down to Earth.

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Wright Electric Shares Details About Passenger Plane Retrofit & 2-Megawatt Motor Testing

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 18:25:01 +0000

Wright Electric Spirit electric airplaneSteve Hanley recently covered Wright Electric’s November passenger aircraft retrofit news here. The company’s retrofit work builds upon testing of its 2-megawatt (~2,700 horsepower) motor. The electrification of aviation is important because aviation is a source of air pollution, including climate change emissions. Additionally, the extraction, transportation and handling of fossil fuels is harmful and […]

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SpinLaunch Successfully Throws A 10-Meter Dart Toward Space

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 01:21:34 +0000

Earth from spaceIt’s not like we are doing any mining for exotic materials on the Moon or Mars, so I suspect that this interesting intellectual capital might sit on a shelf for a few decades.

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