8 DECEMBER 2014
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The House of Commons was the venue last week for Sustainable Aviation (SA), a coalition of the UK's airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS, to launch its latest Road-Map. This document identifies the potential for a 24% reduction in aviation carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 and the generation of £265m in economic value plus the creation of 4,400 jobs in the UK over the next 15 years.
The location however was the clear giveaway. Government support will be vital to achieve this potential.
The Road-Map forecasts that by 2030 there could be 90-160 operational sustainable fuel plants globally with revenue estimated at £8bn-17bn – with up to 12 plants in the UK. It defines an opportunity to develop a domestic industry for sustainable aviation fuels generating up to £265m in economic value, and supporting up to 4,400 jobs. The paper reviews the current, new and emerging sustainable fuels market and recommends the establishment of a public-private initiative to help realise these opportunities, similar to the USA’s Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuel Initiative (CAAFI). www.sustainableaviation.co.uk
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