Rotterdam The Hague Airport has recently started a study which looks into the production of sustainable kerosene from air. We spoke to Willem van Genugten (Director Urban Crossovers) and Ron Louwerse (Director Rotterdam The Hague Airport) who told us a bit more about the project.
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As part of Schiphol's Future Sustainability, Denise Pronk - Head of Sustainability at Schiphol, explains how investing in sustainable aviation fuel is vital to the success of lowering the environmental impact of aviation.
In collaboration with Delft University of Technology, Schiphol will act as a 'living lab' for the next five years as the partnership aims to develop innovation throughout the airport.
The Royal Schiphol Group is investing in new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purposes and is now using several electric ‘ground power units’ (E-GPU).
Flying Electric’ and ‘Green Tower’ will supply 10% of airports’ total energy needs.
A baggage handling system (BHS) based on autonomous vehicle technology will go live in Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTHA) later this year.
From 1 January 2018, all the business units of Royal Schiphol Group will run on sustainable power generated in the Netherlands.