In 2022, the total amount of sustainable aviation fuel produced was just a small fraction of the estimated amount needed by 2050 if the sector is to reach its decarbonisation goals. Although production capacity will increase with the maturation and upscaling of approved pathways, cost competitiveness, technological investment hesitancy and feedstock availability remain obstacles, say Elena Scaltritti and Sylvain Verdier from Topsoe
The aviation industry is facing its own set of decarbonisation challenges. Prioritising Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production can make a big difference but only with a cohesive global effort, says Elena Scaltritti from Topsoe
Governments are setting ambitious targets for the use of synthetic fuels in the aviation sector. But clarity is still needed before the industry can step up to meet these objectives, says Elena Scaltritti from Topsoe
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