Lufthansa to fly with green fuel made from sunlight

Researchers have discovered a way to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and together with water and sunlight convert it into a synthesis gas

The skies will soon see aircraft that will fly with fuels made from air and sunlight.

Lufthansa Group and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), with its spin-offs Climeworks and Synhelion, have signed a letter of intent for possible cooperation that could accelerate the launch of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).

The researchers and engineers at ETH Zurich have discovered a way to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and together with water and with the help of concentrated sunlight, convert it into a synthesis gas which can be used to produce jet fuel.

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