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COULD A SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL PLANT BE ESTABLISHED IN ESTONIA?

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Working on the hydrogen strategy of the Port of Tallinn, Petrus Postma and his colleagues from &Flux developed an even bolder plan for Estonia: to become producer of sustainable aviation fuel for the Northwest European market.

The Estonian state has set itself the goal of achieving climate neutrality, and an important step in this regard is Eesti Energia’s decision to stop producing electricity from oil shale before 2030. Petrus Postma recently visited Estonia, believes that a high-tech plant for the production of sustainable aviation fuel would be a good substitute for this economy, using surplus bio and wood waste.

Although Estonia is quietly moving towards sustainable energy, we still need carbon molecules to produce many vital things: fuels, chemicals, and plastics, for example. Thus, according to Petrus Postma, the challenge is to find a sustainable source of carbon so as not to use carbon taken from the interior of the earth, in which case it will eventually enter the atmosphere. “It could be waste, biomass, and, ultimately, CO2 in the air,” he said. “We need to find this strategy on how to use sustainable carbon feedstock in industry and, of course, use it in the most valued way possible. Estonia has an extremely strong position in terms of these sustainable materials.”

Read the full article (ENG) at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dutch-visionary-sustainable-aviation-/

Original article by Ronald Reinap: Hollandi visionäär: Eestisse võiks rajada jätkusuutliku lennukikütuste tehase – Eesti majandus – Uudised – Majandus (postimees.ee)

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CO2 Smart Use halts its activities

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In 2016, we joined forces with 26 partners to create a CO2 Smart Grid. CO2 Smart Grid was the predecessor of the CO2 Smart Use platform. Together with our partners, we carried out a thorough feasibility study on the prospects of a smart grid distributing CO2 in the western part of the Netherlands.

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LOOKING FOR CASES – CCU HACKATHON

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On November 4th, we are organizing a hackathon on CCU. More specifically, we will explore the world of building materials that capture CO2 and store it permanently. The reason for organizing this hackathon is creating awareness of and knowledge about these solutions, that can help us achieve our public and private goals on CO2 reduction.

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The CO2 Smart Use website aims to connect all parties involved in CCU in the Netherlands, whether they are national or international players. We are therefore looking for all businesses in the Netherlands who already work on CCU, what they do, and who they’d like to get into contact with. What do you have to offer for the Dutch context?

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Mark can tell you all about the CCU network and would love to help you connect with other parties in the CCU industry!

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