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Synthetic fuels in aviation - Current barriers and potential political measures

Scheelhaase, Janina and Maertens, Sven and Grimme, Wolfgang (2020) Synthetic fuels in aviation - Current barriers and potential political measures. Transportation Research Procedia (43), pp. 21-30. Elsevier. ISSN 2352-1457

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Abstract

Alternative fuels can contribute to sustainable air transport since these fuels reduce aviation’s climate-relevant emissions. Most promising options from today’s point of view are: biofuels and synthetic fuels (power-to-liquid, short: PtL or e-fuels). Results from a supply perspective show that biofuels are advantageous in the short term while synthetic fuels could be favorable in the long run. As it would certainly be too costly to finance a transitional biofuel system, it might be better to prioritize the use of synthetic fuels from the start. Due to the international character of aviation, the future production and use of synthetic fuels in aviation is a global issue. This paper investigates the following questions: Which are the current barriers to the use of e-fuels in air transport? Which political measures could facilitate the use of e-fuels?

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/133570/
Document Type:Article
Title:Synthetic fuels in aviation - Current barriers and potential political measures
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Scheelhaase, JaninaJanina.Scheelhaase (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Maertens, SvenSven.Maertens (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4618-0946
Grimme, Wolfgangwolfgang.grimme (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8498-6281
Date:January 2020
Journal or Publication Title:Transportation Research Procedia
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 21-30
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:2352-1457
Status:Published
Keywords:Klimawandel, synthetisches Kerosin, Emissionsreduktion, CO2
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Ökonver
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Air Transport and Airport Research > Air Transport Research
Deposited By: Scheelhaase, Janina
Deposited On:16 Jan 2020 10:21
Last Modified:16 Jan 2020 11:48

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