MEP: Clean technology mix needed to decarbonise transport

By |november 18th, 2019|advanced biofuels, bioenergy, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

Decarbonising transport is an enormous challenge and there will be a need to deploy a mix of clean technologies to accelerate the transition to a sustainable system, MEP Seán Kelly told EURACTIV.com.

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EU throws the ball to member states to monitor RED II implementation

By |junij 6th, 2019|advanced biofuels, News, Renewable Energy Directive, used cooking oil|

The implementation of the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) remains to a large extent the responsibility of the member states, EU sources told EURACTIV.com, in light of ongoing fraud investigations into the practice of mixing palm oil with co...

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The road to decarbonisation: Long-term biofuels policy in a changing EU political landscape

By |junij 4th, 2019|advanced biofuels, Biofuels, News|

The EU has outlined a vision for a zero-carbon future – one that would require a massive increase in the deployment of renewable energy sources.

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With new regulation complete, what’s next for EU biofuels?

By |maj 31st, 2019|advanced biofuels, bioethanol, Biofuels, ethanol, ILUC, News, Renewable Energy, Renewable Energy Directive, renewable transport|

After years of political wrangling over how to account for indirect land use change from biofuels in EU legislation, businesses now have the regulatory stability they’ve long been craving.

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Time is running out for biofuels sustainability criteria

By |januar 18th, 2019|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, News, palm oil, Renewable Energy Directive, soybeans|

The European Commission’s Directorate-General (DG) of Energy will only give two days to other DGs to express their opinion about its much-awaited proposal on the sustainability criteria of biofuels, which will determine the future of palm oil in Europe.

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Biofuels and electromobility are key in Portugal’s transport decarbonisation

By |december 10th, 2018|advanced biofuels, aviation biofuels, conventional biofuels, electric cars, electromobility, News|

Portugal will use both electromobility and biofuels to decarbonise its transport sector by 2050, José Mendes, Portuguese First Secretary of State for Mobility - Environment and Energy Transition, told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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EU’s renewable energy law not meant to support farmers, official admits

By |december 10th, 2018|advanced biofuels, Biofuels, ILUC, News, palm oil, REDII, renewables|

The updated renewable energy directive was not meant to support European farmers, but rather promote green energy in whatever form as long as it complies with sustainability criteria, a European Commission official has said.

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Palm oil ban on the ropes as Commission weighs options

By |november 19th, 2018|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, biofuel phase-out, conventional biofuels, conventional ethanol, News, palm oil|

Under the EU’s new renewable energy rules, the European Commission has to define criteria that are meant to curb the use of the most climate-damaging biofuels. A new study warns that if handled incorrectly, the use of fuels like palm oil will increase instead of being phased out.

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Electricity and biofuels needed in tandem to meet climate goals, UN report says

By |november 8th, 2018|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, electric cars, News|

First generation biofuels such as palm oil diesel gave bioenergy a bad name, but recent scientific reports have confirmed that policymakers must take into account all the available options in the transport sector to win the climate change battle.

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Why rewarding renewable fuels under the truck CO2 regulation would be a bad idea

By |november 7th, 2018|advanced biofuels, Biofuels, News, Renewable Energy Directive, synthetic fuels|

It may sound like a good thing to reward advanced fuels. But doing it under the CO2 standards for heavy duty vehicles (HDVs) would not achieve this goal and would only end up weakening EU fuel efficiency standards, says Cristina Mestre.

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