Aviation

The Green Hydrogen Ecosystem for Aviation, Explained

Transitioning green hydrogen from a niche player to a competitive and widespread low-carbon energy juggernaut will require significant investment to scale up capacity. And signs point to a positive trend on this point. The International Energy Agency (IEA)’s Hydrogen Projects Database counts nearly 320 new green hydrogen production demonstration projects worldwide. This …

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The workings of Hydrogen Powered Flight

As the aviation industry continues to look for ways to reduce its carbon footprint and become more ‘green,’ we hear more about electric and hydrogen-powered planes. These are both well under development, though it is still likely some time before we see them in large commercial aircraft. This article looks …

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Airbus Starts Work on H2 Fuel Tanks for Airliners

Airbus is stepping up its work on hydrogen fuel tanks for airliners by setting up a pair of Zero-Emission Development Centers (ZDEC) at Bremen in Germany and Nantes in France. The facilities will aim to establish a cost-competitive approach to manufacturing the cryogenic tanks needed for the Zero E hydrogen-powered …

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The long Haul – To Zero Emissions Aviation

Aviation remains one of the hardest sectors to decarbonise. While new technologies are under development, today few economic alternatives exist to propel a commercial aircraft as efficiently as fossil fuel. And therein lies the heart of the problem. Before the pandemic grounded the world’s passenger fleet, aviation accounted for about …

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Aviation Invest in Hydrogen Tech – Make Flying Green

Aviation Industry Invest in Hydrogen Engine Technology to Make Flying Green) The aviation industry has been thinking about sustainable technology for some time. As global emissions continue to soar, the need for change is glaringly clear. To this end, the industry is investing heavily in hydrogen engine technology and looking …

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Alaska Air looking at Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Alaska Airlines is seeking to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. With this in mind, it is looking at the utilization of electric aircraft. Nonetheless, the Seattle-based carrier needs to take crucial steps to work towards its targets. Simple Flying spoke with the airline’s director of sustainability, Kirk Myers, about …

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Cathay Pacific – sets global Net-Zero target – for 2050

Major international airline Cathay Pacific Group has set a 2050 net-zero target and unveiled a three-pronged delivery strategy, based on energy efficiency, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and offsetting. Cathay Pacific operates a fleet of more than 150 aircraft, serving destinations across the US, Asia, Europe and Australia   The new …

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Hydrogen Quest Could Change How We Fight Wildfires

One Innovative Company’s Quest Could Change How We Fight Wildfires, Emblematic of Industry Shift toward Alternative – Fuel – Possibilities A rendering of the fire fighting variant, zero-emission, semi-autonomous, hydrogen-powered aircraft from Eternium Aerospace – image: Eternium Aerospace As the country shifts toward a decarbonized and renewable energy future, research …

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ZeroAvia Makes Fuel cell order for its H2-Electric Plane

The order shows that the hydrogen-electric plane will use PowerCell Sweden’s MS-100 fuel cell systems in the aircraft’s drivetrain which is in development at the moment. The follow-up order was made at the end of last week and was for the 600 kW aircraft. The order was valued at $890,000, and delivery …

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ZeroAvia Selected as Finalist in Transportation Category of Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

The winners of Fast Company’s 2021 World-Changing Ideas Awards were announced today, honoring the businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that are actively engaged and deeply committed to pursuing innovation when it comes to solving health and climate crises, social injustice, or economic inequality. ZeroAvia offers the first practical solution for decarbonizing …

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