Alder Fuels and Enviva to commercialize sustainable aviation fuel

By Per Jonsson
Forestry.com
September 12, 2022
Category: Carbon, Climate & Bioenergy
Region: International

The carbon dioxide emissions must decrease. By 2050, the net emissions of greenhouse gases shall be zero according to the EU’s Green Deal. Similar targets have been presented by many governments and leaders around the globe. Aviation is often pointed out as “the bad guys”. Here in Sweden, we talk about “flight shame” meaning shame on the ones who fly instead of taking the train. But the aviation industry is working on it. Will they eventually be the ones that solve the problem? On the 6th of September 2022, Alder Fuels, a clean tech developer and green crude producer, presented the news that they will team up with Enviva, a US producer of woody biomass, to commercialize the supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Enviva will supply up to 750.000 metric tons of woody biomass (forest residue) to Alder’s first Green Crude production plant, soon to be under construction. The supply is planned to commence in 2024. 

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