aireg e.V. welcomes EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH as a new member

25. May 2021

aireg and its members welcome EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH as a new member. EDL is an innovative plant engineering company and develops concepts and solutions for the process industry. EDL’s future-oriented technologies in the field of Power-to-X (PtX) make an important contribution to a reduction of GHG emissions.

Managing Director and member of the Board Melanie Form commented on the membership: “We appreciate it to welcome EDL on board of aireg. EDL has profound expertise in the area of plant engineering and is involved in the development and implementation of PtX-plants. At aireg, together with our members, we need such know-how to jointly push the decarbonization of aviation forward by producing significant quantities of synthetic fuels.”

On behalf of EDL, Dr. Michael Haid, CEO said: “We are glad to have become a member of aireg e.V. and – based on our extensive know-how – to be able to play an active part in the fuel initiative for sustainable kerosene from renewable energies. With our climate-friendly PtX technologies and our many years of experience as plant engineering company we are here to make a major contribution to the production of sustainable aviation fuel and, thus, to decarbonization of aviation. As systems integrator we provide an efficient, emission-free, industrial PtX process to produce green products such as kerosene (SAF) and hydrogen for the first time. For this, proprietary technologies as well as advanced technologies of EDL’s partners are used. Our customers benefit from efficient, fully integrated and sustainable solutions.”

About EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH:

EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH based in Leipzig is one of the leading technology-driven plant engineering companies in Germany. The company looks back on a history starting more than 100 years ago with Edeleanu und Chemieanlagenbau Leipzig-Grimma. Since 2003, EDL has been part of the Austrian Pörner Group after many years as subsidiary of RWE / DEA and Texaco. As partner of the refining, petrochemical and chemical industry as well as the energy sector EDL offers the whole range of services from feasibility studies up to turnkey deliveries of plants. In addition to classic engineering services, EDL stands also for developing and implementing innovative and sustainable technologies and solutions, e.g. for power- and biomass-based fuels, for the environmentally friendly production of lubricants and waxes as well as for an efficient utilization of energy and resources. With technologies for residue processing, aromatics extraction, deasphalting, dewaxing / deoiling, depolymerization of plastics waste and pioneering power-to-X (PtX) concepts for the production of synthetic fuels and chemical products, EDL accepts the challenges of our time in a responsible manner.

About aireg e.V.

aireg – Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany e.V. was founded in 2011 as an association of companies and organizations from industry, research and science. As a non-profit initiative, aireg is committed to the availability and use of renewable energies in aviation in order to achieve the ambitious CO₂ reduction targets of the aviation industry. The members come from all areas of the value chain of renewable energies for aviation: This ranges from research at universities and large research institutions, plant manufacturers and operators, biorefineries, the petroleum industry, engine and aircraft manufacturers, government organizations, non-governmental organizations and airports to airlines. The industrial members cover a broad international spectrum from start-ups to large corporations


aireg e.V.
Melanie Form
Member of the Board //
Managing Director
Tel.: +49 (0) 178 184 30 41
EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH


Dr. Michael Haid CEO
Phone: +49 (0) 1590 4664 404

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