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Aircraft “clean” fuel produced in Montreal

By Mathiew Leiser | Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:15 Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2019 12:17

A group of Quebec companies hopes to commercialise a sustainable fuel by 2024 to replace some of the kerosene used in civil aviation. The SAF+ Consortium project aims to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted by major industries and transform it into clean fuel.

The consortium including Air Transat and Aéroports de Montréal will receive a $2 million federal grant to build a test plant in Montreal this summer to produce aircraft fuel from carbon dioxide emitted from an industrial chimney. They are one of four winners of the first phase of Natural Resources Canada’s The Sky’s the limit challenge.


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