Sustainable Airlines

Another Momentous Milestone Achieved: Gevo Has Purchased the Land for the New Net-Zero 1 Facility

Gevo has closed on the purchase of approximately 245 acres near Lake Preston, South Dakota, for its first commercial-scale sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility, Net-Zero 1. We initially optioned the site for purchase in December of 2020, and we chose this site because it is very favorable for producing low-carbon SAF. Gevo completed more than...

Fuel Sales Agreement with American Airlines is Latest Success in Gevo’s Quest to Achieve Billion Gallon Target

Gevo announced a new fuel sales agreement with American Airlines, Inc., which sets forth the terms for the sale of 100 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel for a five-year term. Gevo’s future commercial operations are expected to fulfill the order and delivery is expected to begin in 2026. Gevo estimates that the...

Recent Sales Agreements Expand the Impact of Gevo Sustainable Aviation Fuel Around the World

Gevo has been working to spread the word about the impact of its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). It seems the world is beginning to understand how Gevo is pursuing multiple pathways to commercialize SAF and scale production, including our homegrown isobutanol pathway, as well as ethanol-to-jet pathways. And the message is spreading, if the recent...

Delta Air Lines Signs 75 Million Gallon Per Year SAF Agreement with Gevo

Gevo has signed a “take-or-pay” agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc. to supply 75 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) per year for seven years. Based on current assumptions, including those around future pricing of commodities and the future values of certain environmental benefits, Gevo estimates that the Agreement should generate approximately $2.8 billion...

World-Class Airline Network oneworld Alliance Shares Plans to Purchase Up to 200 Million Gallons Per Year of SAF from Gevo

Network of world-class airlines oneworld® Alliance and Gevo, Inc. announced today that certain oneworld members plan to purchase up to 200 million gallons per year of sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) from Gevo (the “oneworld Alliance SAF Purchase Goal”). The delivery of the SAF is expected to commence in 2027, for a five-year term. Member airlines...

COP26 Has Ended and Now It’s Time for Action—Drop-In Advanced Renewable Fuels Are a Good Start

As we learned from COP26, we’re shooting for Global Net-Zero by 2050. That is an admirable goal, but we’re already falling behind the pace as a planet. We need action now, and in ways that begin to slow the flow of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere in measurable, meaningful amounts, and yet allow us to...

Billions of Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel Will Reduce the Carbon Intensity of Travel

VIDEO: Learn about sustainable aviation fuel and solving the problems of travel and GHG emissions. As travel restrictions are relaxed and people get back to flying like they used to, it’s as clear as the bright blue sky: The market for aviation fuel isn’t going anywhere. That was always one of the most compelling reasons...

Gevo Partners with Axens to Broaden Technology Portfolio for Ethanol-to-Jet Pathway

Gevo and Axens North America, Inc., established a strategic alliance aimed at accelerating the commercialization of sustainable ethanol-to-jet (ETJ) projects in the United States. The alliance means that Axens will bring technologies required to convert ethanol into jet fuel including more than 60 related patents, engineering packages, proprietary catalysts, and certain proprietary equipment, as well as providing process guarantees...

Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Changing What Is Possible

By Dr. Patrick Gruber, PhD, CEO, Gevo, Inc. Air travel has taken some serious lumps over the last couple of years. The pandemic hit, and fear of infection and crowded airports and planes combined with travel restrictions to reduce passenger flow to a trickle. Social media became a forum to highlight scenes of reduced air...