26 Nov '17, 4pm

Biofuels Clear the Runway for Sustainable Aviation - Renewable Energy World

Biofuels Clear the Runway for Sustainable Aviation - Renewable Energy World

How much electricity comes from renewable energy sources such as solar and hydropower? ~20%. By 2050 renewable energy will make up 80% of the grid. Electricity will eventually become completely sustainable. That’s good :) But electricity isn’t great for long-distance air travel. Also, emissions at high altitudes have higher concentrations of ozone and cause more global warming damage than on the ground. That’s bad :( Take a look at the average CO2 emissions for a person in one year: Data recorded by a climate scientist in 2011 We’ve discussed aviation innovation in a previous newsletter , but practical solar and electric aircraft are a long way off… and we haven’t figured out how to fly on happy thoughts yet. [Native Advertisement] Adding Biofuels to the Fire Biofuels! Made from various materials including algae, crops, forestry residue, seeds, and food waste, biofuels are...

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