Enviva Overestimates Demand for Wood Pellets

In 4th quarter 2022, American company Enviva agreed to buy 800,000 metric tons of wood pellets to expand its supply, betting prices and demand would remain high into the future. The company also made plans to build more capacity.

Power plants in Europe had to seek alternatives to fuel sources from Russia, and with the increasing interest in biomass fuels, Enviva predicted an ongoing increase in demand and price for wood pellets.

A warm winter and conservation in Europe have led to […]

Airbus Supply Ships Shifting to Wind Power

Airbus is replacing heavy fuel oil with wind power to run its transatlantic supply ship routes between Europe and the U.S..

The new shipping fleet will reduce the company’s average annual transatlantic carbon dioxide emissions by 63%, helping Airbus reach its decarbonization goals by 2030.


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This post is based on The Loadstar article, Airbus opts for wind power as it replaces its […]

Amazon Adds More Electric Delivery Vehicles in Europe

To help deliver more packages in a sustainable manner in Europe, Amazon has deployed 300+ Rivian-made electric delivery vehicles (EDV) in Germany, adding to its existing fleet of 1,000 electric vans.

The EDVs are part of Amazon’s $1.09 billion climate pledge to reach the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.


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This post is based on the Inside EVs article, Amazon Starts Operating Rivian EDV 500 Electric […]

Sustainable Aviation Fuel Venture Takes Flight

United Airlines and five corporate partners have started a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in firms and technology to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

Using feedstocks such as cooking oil and agricultural waste as resources to produce aviation fuel, the venture will cut greenhouse gas emissions dramatically if its supply and cost challenges are addressed.

United is getting customers involved in this SAF initiative by inviting customers to donate to the fund.  According to a February 21, 2023 press […]

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