TotalEnergies has set the wheels in movement to extend its sustainable aviation gasoline (SAF) manufacturing, with over €740 million ($808 million) of funding in a number of tasks. The transfer comes as a response to calls from its aviation clients.
From 2028, the corporate stated will probably be ready to provide half 1,000,000 tons of SAF, including that this is able to be sufficient to cowl the gradual enhance within the European SAF mixing mandate, set at six % for 2030.
The corporate stated in its assertion that it’ll make investments €400 million to transform the Grandpuits web site right into a zero-crude platform, primarily centered on producing SAF from round feedstock akin to animal fats and used cooking oil. Grandpuits will have the ability to produce 210,000 tons/y of SAF as of 2025, and a brand new funding has been introduced to provide an extra 75,000 tons/y by 2027.
Earlier in June, TotalEnergies stated will probably be doubling SAF manufacturing at Grandpuits, bringing the location’s annual manufacturing capability to 285,000 tons, i.e. virtually double the capability introduced in 2020.
In Normandy, TotalEnergies stated it has began co-processing SAF from used cooking oil at its Gonfreville refinery. The corporate plans to extend annual manufacturing on the web site to 40,000 tons from 2025. As well as, following technical work carried out with its aeronautical companions, TotalEnergies will produce a further 150,000 tons/y of SAF by co-processing HVO biodiesel produced at La Mède as quickly as this manufacturing methodology is authorized by the ASTM.
At La Mède, TotalEnergies stated it has invested €340 million to transform its refinery right into a biorefinery. Biodiesel produced at La Mède is already getting used to make SAF on the TotalEnergies Oudalle plant close to Le Havre. TotalEnergies added it’s learning a brand new funding to have the capability to course of at La Mède, by 2024, 100% waste from the round economic system (used cooking oil and animal fats) to provide biofuels and SAF by co-processing.
Past France, TotalEnergies goals to provide 1.5 million tons/y of SAF by 2030 at manufacturing items in Europe, the US, Japan and South Korea, representing 10 % of the world market by that date, the corporate’s assertion reads.
“TotalEnergies is taking motion to satisfy the robust demand from the aviation business to cut back its carbon footprint. Sustainable aviation gasoline is important to lowering the CO2 emissions of air transport, and its growth is absolutely aligned with the Firm’s local weather ambition to get to web zero by 2050, along with society,” stated Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and Chief Government Officer of TotalEnergies.
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