The application window is now open for 300 million dollars of federal aviation grants for projects that will support sustainable aviation fuel infrastructure (SAF) and aeronautical technology to low emissionsthe FAA announced Monday.
Funding comes from the law on reduction of inflationis described as the largest climate investment in history, according to the FAA. “We need speed in this race, and thanks to the program Invest in America from President Joe Biden, we have more resources than ever to accelerate this critical work”said Laurence Wildgoose, FAA assistant administrator for policy and international affairs and the environment. “We look forward to receiving applications that can accelerate the use of high-integrity SAF and the development of powerful, low-emission aviation technologies.” »
The new subsidies Fueling Aviation’s Sustainable Transition (FAST)-SAF will be granted to entities that focus on the production, transportation and blending of sustainable aviation fuels. THE airportsTHE air carriersTHE universitiescompanies aeronautics And aerospacestate and local governments, and nonprofit organizations are eligible for grants to develop technology designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve aircraft fuel efficiency, and increase the use of SAF.