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Cooking oil’s use in aviation set to grow

Feb. 24, 2015, Beijing, China - Used cooking oil is one of the latest biofuel alternatives used by aviation companies to reduce carbon emissions. But even if it is already used in planes, production will remain insufficient to make a difference on a larger scale.


February 24, 2015
By EurActiv

Aviation is one of the fastest-growing transport sectors, with an annual growth rate of 5%. As a result, fuel consumption and carbon emissions also increase, putting the industry under pressure from regulators to find alternative ways to cut its carbon footprint.

Aviation giants like Boeing have invested heavily in researching a wide variety of sources to produce biofuels. A test project in China to turn recycled cooking oil into jet fuel is one of them. | READ MORE