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Chartwell secures £320k Innovate UK Smart Grant to develop methanol-fueled vessel design

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Methanol fuel presents a significant opportunity to decarbonize in a maritime industry which is confronted with the debate over sustainable fuel alternatives, as it can be produced from biomass and can carry a near-zero carbon footprint.

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SK invests in electrofuels company Infinium

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Infinium Electrofuels technology converts carbon dioxide waste and renewable power through its proprietary process to create hydrogen-based alternatives to traditional fossil-based fuels. Electrofuels are ultra-low carbon drop-in fuels that can be used in today’s infrastructure and engines without modifications or upgrades.

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Chalmers team engineers synthetic enzymes for bio-production of fuel alternatives

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Researchers at Chalmers University and their colleagues have engineered synthetic fatty acid synthases (FASs) that enable yeast to produce short/medium-chain fatty acids and methyl ketones for use in fuels and chemicals. In other words: We are now able to produce petrol and jet fuel alternatives in yeast cell factories,” he said.

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Indian Oil signs MOU with LanzaJet on sustainable aviation fuel production in India

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Indian Oil Corporation, India’s leading energy major, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with LanzaJet to explore the development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production in India. IndianOil is adopting mitigation efforts such as sustainable fuel alternatives to advance the country’s clean energy goals.

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Infinium to provide ultra-low carbon electrofuels to Amazon trucking fleet starting in 2023

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Electrofuels provider Infinium announced an agreement with Amazon to begin using Infinium Electrofuels in the retailer’s middle mile fleet as an ultra-low carbon alternative to traditional fossil fuels. The clean burning electrofuels will be produced for Amazon at one of the first electrofuels production facilities, located in Texas.

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2035 combustion ban moves forward after Germany and EU reach agreement on e-fuels

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Following talks that carried late into Friday evening, representatives from both the EU and member state Germany have relayed that an agreement has been reached in the proposed 2035 ban of new combustion vehicle sales that will now include exceptions for e-fuels.

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JBEI researchers produce high density jet fuel precursors from bacteria

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-isocomene—promising jet fuel feedstocks—at high production titers, providing novel, sustainable alternatives to petroleum-based jet fuels. Sesquiterpene compounds (C 15 ) such as farnesene and bisabolene have already been identified as promising jet fuel candidates. mg/L epi-isozizaene, 780.3 cedrene, and ?-cedrene,

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