"Accelerating Development
& Commercialization of
Sustainable Aviation Fuel"

Recent Activities

Beijing Shougang LanzaTech New Energy Science & Technology Company Earns Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Certification November 2013

Via: Safug.org

LanzaTech's joint venture with Shougang Jingtang Iron and Steel United Company and the Tang Ming Group earns first-ever RSB certification for waste-gas to biofuel process. Read more »

SAFUG Global Policy Statement: Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) April, 2013

Via: Safug.org

SAFUG welcomes the recent discussion about ILUC (Indirect Land Use Change) associated with biofuels. SAFUG acknowledges that all effects should be considered, both direct and indirect. However, accounting for ILUC must not be broad-brush, but should allow for specific sustainability standards and project-level mitigation. Read more »

Book & Claim Methodology Made Operable October 17, 2012

Via: ec.europa.eu

On 17 October, the Climate Change Committee (made up of representatives of EU member states) formally endorsed the guidelines on "Biomass Issues in the EU ETS".Read more »

ANA flies the 787 Dreamliner in first-ever transpacific flight using biofuel April 18, 2012

Via: Boeing.com

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) made aviation history as a 787 Dreamliner flew for the first time powered in part by sustainable biofuels.

"The 787 is the most environmentally progressive jetliner flying today, combining fuel efficiency and comfort with reduced carbon emissions," said Billy Glover, Commercial Airplanes vice president of Environment and Aviation Policy… Read more »

Boeing 747-8 Freighter historic biofuel flight to Paris June 15, 2012

Via: Boeing.com

It’s a big deal when a new airplane makes its international debut at a major air show. But the Boeing 747-8 Freighter’s first trip to the Paris Air Show will likely be remembered more for how it got there… Read more »

Transportation And Aviation Leaders Launch Sustainable Biofuels Initiative July 12, 2010

Via: Alaskaworld.com

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines, Boeing (NYSE: BA), Portland International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport and Washington State University today announced a strategic initiative to promote aviation biofuel development in the Pacific Northwest. The first regional assessment of its kind in the United States, the "Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest" project will look at biomass options within a four-state area as possible sources for creating renewable jet fuel… Read more »

SAFUG continues to support RSB May, 2010

Via: Safug.org

Dear Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels Secretariat:

We wish to express our continued support to the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) Secretariat for the multi-stakeholder process currently underway to develop a robust, usable meta-standard, and implementation system for biofuel sustainability… Read more »