> As part of his official visit to Saudi Arabia and during his visit to the SABIC Development Center in Riyadh, Al-Fanar Company met the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, where Al-Fanar efforts in the non-oil energy sector and the reliance on sustainable energy sources through an investment of one billion pounds (more than 5 billion pounds) were presented. Billions of riyals) in the “Lighthouse Green Fuels” project in Teesside, north-east Britain, which is one of Al-Fanar’s sustainability initiatives, and comes within the framework of the company’s contributions to transforming energy systems, maintaining the company’s advanced position in the renewable energy sector and investing in sustainable technologies.
Al-Fanar Company applies sustainability technologies in the air transport sector, as it is one of the sectors with the most impact on the environment in terms of raising carbon emissions, through the first plant of its kind to produce sustainable aviation fuel on a commercial scale in the United Kingdom, with an annual production capacity of more than 180 million liters of fuel The sustainable aircraft is sufficient to operate 15,000 flights per year, which would reduce harmful carbon emissions from conventional fuels by more than 700,000 tons annually.
It is noteworthy that the design of the Al-Fanar project (Lighthouse Green Fuels) has won a research and development grant in the sustainability program organized by the British Ministry of Transport under the title: (Green Fuel Green Skies). Regular procedures to complete it to the fullest.
On the national level, Al-Fanar seeks to work with all its global expertise in implementing similar projects in the fields of sustainable energy in Saudi Arabia, investing in green fuel technologies and their localization, and working together and intensively to study the application of sustainability and green economy technologies in these mega projects.