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Dublin R&D facility will aim to convert grass and leaves into aviation fuel

Plans have been lodged with Dublin City Council for a sustainable aviation fuel research facility that aims to show the way in how to convert leaves, grasses and household waste into sustainable aviation fuel.

MaREI researcher Prof Stephen Dooley from Trinity College Dublin and his collegue Dr Mohammad Reza Ghanni said “the work performed in the… laboratory will learn how to convert leaves, grasses, straws, household waste, even carbon dioxide itself – all things we throw away today, into fuels that are sustainable and can be used in aviation”.

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