Virgin Australia

Project Objective: 

Eucalypt tree feedstock / pyrolysis technology

Initiative Description: 

Virgin partnering with Australian farmers and technology companies to produce aviation biofuel from pyrolysis of eucalypt trees. Demonstration unit to be operational in 2012, with commercial plant up and running earliest 2014

Key Stakeholders Involved: 
Raw Material Providers
Biorefineries
Airlines
Region: 
Asia
Duration: 
Indeterminate
Regional Scope: 

Domestic

Partners: 
Virgin Australia, Dynamotive Energy Systems Corp., Renewable Oil Corporation, Future Farm Industries Co-Op Research Centre
Country: 
Australia
Type of Feedstock: 
Other/Multiple