April 21, 2024

Airplane Decarbonization

Treasury Releases Guidance on Sustainable Aviation Fuel Tax Credit
The Treasury Department has released guidance on the tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel that offers incentives to fuel that cuts emissions by at least 50% compared to standard jet fuel.
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Hydrogen Americas Summit Highlights Industry Poised for Takeoff
U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that while a lot of progress has been made, getting to a fully decarbonized economy is going to require new technologies.
Gov. Jay Inslee
Washington Looks to Lead on Clean Aviation
Washington is expanding efforts to make the state a leader in emissions-free aviation, Gov. Jay Inslee signaled at the Paris Air Show this week.
Gov. Jay Inslee
Inslee Signs Raft of Washington Climate, Energy Bills
The governor signed climate bills related to sustainable aviation fuel, local land-use planning, transmission planning, pumped storage and more.
US Aviation Industry Sees Synthetic Fuel as Crucial to Net Zero
U.S. commercial aviation is charting an ambitious flight plan to net-zero emissions by 2050 using synthetic liquid fuels rather than batteries or fuel cells.
Port of Seattle
Bill Seeks to Promote Clean Aviation Fuel in Washington
A legislative effort to make Washington more attractive to the alternative jet fuel industry has reached the state Senate’s Ways and Means Committee.
Low-carbon Propulsion is Changing Aviation
Commercial aviation can be carbon-free, say engineers and commercial airline planners who see the changes coming first in smaller electric aircraft.
BNEF: Net-zero Targets Only Limit Climate Change to 1.77 Degrees
Transportation electrification is the key theme at the BNEF Summit in San Francisco, and CEO Jon Moore opened the event with what's driving the transition.
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Buttigieg: EV Rollout is ‘Testing Productive Capacity of US Economy’
Getting to 50% electric vehicle sales by 2030 won’t be easy, say Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm.
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Overheard at RFF Net Zero Economy Summit
Decarbonizing the hardest-to-decarbonize industries will likely entail learning lessons from past failures, according to panelists at the RFF summit.

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