MRC -- The Lighthouse Green Fuels project is one of the first projects underway in the UK aiming to convert biogenic and non-biogenic solid wastes and residues into SAF on a large scale, said Hydrocarbonprocessing.
As part of the agreement, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction will provide the license, basic engineering and FEED for the new plant with its innovative and well-referenced syngas cleaning, hydrogen purification and carbon capture (RECTISOL) technologies, which will process around one million tons of wastes and residues into SAF each year.
The plant is expected to enter commercial operation in 2028 and to fuel the equivalent of more than 25,000 short-haul or 2,500 long-haul flights a year.
This innovative development for waste processing into sustainable aviation fuel at industrial scale is driven by Air Liquide’s strong technology know-how, expertise and operational capabilities to develop innovative and customized solutions for its customers to support the energy transition.
“We are pleased to support our customer, Alfanar, to develop their innovative sustainable fuel project in the UK. This project is yet another example illustrating our expertise and broad technology portfolio to accompany our customers in decarbonization efforts in both industry and mobility sectors”
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