Friday, August 27, 2010

Airlines Buy Alternative Fuels

Fifteen airlines and air cargo carriers have joined forces to purchase hundreds of millions of gallons of alternative fuels. The airlines signed a memorandum of understanding with AltAir Fuels and Rentech (Renewable Energy Technologies), the fuel producers, to purchase about 325 million gallons of alternative fuels per year, with potential to increase this further. Industry studies so far have shown that synthetic renewable fuels burn cleaner and reduce greenhouse gases by 5-12% over traditional jet fuel. Read more here.

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