Helping the Northwest lead the world in sustainable aviation
The Port of Seattle announces new plans to help make Sea-Tac one of the first airports where passengers can fly on planes powered by low-carbon fuels, Our new report assesses the industry's efforts to make such fuels widely available. The short version: we're next in line for takeoff.
Sustainable Advanced Fuels

Sustainable Advanced Fuels accelerates low-carbon alternatives to petroleum fuels in the Northwest. By putting a Clean Fuels Standard in place in Washington and Oregon, helping to build a viable advanced fuels market in the Northwest, and supporting international efforts to build a sustainable advanced fuels supply chain, we aim to achieve significant reduction in carbon emissions due to transportation fuels.

Boeing proposes Green Diesel for new jet fuel blends

In a potentially game-changing move, Boeing wants to increase the use of sustainable biodiesel as an ingredient in jet fuel.  

Out with the Old, In with the New... Keeping Momentum in 2014

This year is closing with a flurry of activity throughout the Northwest and 2014 is shaping up to be a critical year on the path to make the clean energy future a present reality in our region.

Banner year for Sustainable Advanced Fuels

In the short time since we formally launched our SAF program, we have had the opportunity to drive good policy and increase understanding of the opportunities, needs and specific actions required to support sustainable fuels in our region and around the world.

A Clean Fuels Standard works

Fossil fuel companies are trotting out another round of warmed over allegations that climate policy, in particular a clean fuels standard, is unworkable and will crash the economy. They’re running up against a difficult opponent: reality.

Banner year for Sustainable Advanced Fuels

In the short time since we formally launched our SAF program, we have had the opportunity to drive good policy and increase understanding of the opportunities, needs and specific actions required to support sustainable fuels in our region and around the world.

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A Clean Fuels Standard works

Fossil fuel companies are trotting out another round of warmed over allegations that climate policy, in particular a clean fuels standard, is unworkable and will crash the economy. They’re running up against a difficult opponent: reality.

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New Reports Point Way to Northwest Biofuels Sustainability

The take-off of the biofuels industry over recent years has settled the question of whether biofuels could gain traction in a market dominated by petroleum giants.  A combination of favorable public policies and ballooning oil prices has given biofuels a strong foothold which will almost certainly grow over coming years.  Now the key questions center on what kind of biofuels industry will develop, and whether it will deliver on its promises for climate, rural development and energy security.

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Producing Biofuels on the Farm

While growing biofuels feedstocks on farms is becoming a commonplace, actually making biofuels on the farm is fairly rare.  Two Pacific Northwest efforts to develop advanced technologies for farm-scale production illustrate significant potential to produce fuels from local feedstocks for local use.  
 

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