Diana Olick of CNBC reports on Microsoft and Alaska Airlines’ work to make clean jet fuel.
- Twelve, a startup that captures CO2 to make new products, is partnering with Alaska Airlines and Microsoft to develop sustainable aviation fuel.
- The sustainable aviation fuel has an environmental footprint that is 90% smaller than that of conventional jet fuel.
- Alaska Airlines and Microsoft have both announced net zero commitments by mid-century.
“Most SAF is made out of carbon from organic vegetable oils, but Twelve, a chemical technology company based in Berkeley, California, is making fuel out of carbon dioxide. It just announced a collaboration with Alaska Airlines and Microsoft to advance production and use of Twelve’s E-Jet, a lower-carbon jet fuel.”
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