21 Sep '12, 10pm

Lufthansa pilots algae jet fuel plant in Europe

Editor's note: Read more coverage about the race for a sustainable aviation fuel here . Lufthansa will team up with Australian biofuels company Algae.Tec to build a large-scale plant producing aviation fuels from algae. The two companies signed a collaboration deal earlier this week for the facility, which is due to be sited in an unnamed European country adjacent to an industrial CO2 source. Under the terms of the deal, the German airline will arrange all of the funding and purchase half of the fuel produced. Algae.Tec will manage the project and receive license fees and profits. Algae.Tec said the agreement forms the base for "long-term cooperation" between the two companies for "the industrial production of crude algae suitable for conversion into aviation kerosene and conventional diesel fuels." A Lufthansa spokeswoman told news agency Reuters the plans are still in th...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/09/21/lufthansa-algae-j...

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