Commission re-opens controversial advanced biofuel list in transport

By |maj 25th, 2020|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, bioethanol, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

The European Commission has launched a stakeholder consultation to expand the list of the so-called advanced or second-generation biofuels of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II), EURACTIV.com has learnt.

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Biodiesel boss: Green Deal could use available technologies ‘without prejudices’

By |april 22nd, 2020|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

The much-awaited re-visit of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) should get rid of “prejudices” and take advantage of technologies and products already placed on the market, a biodiesel stakeholder told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Romania allows derogations in fossil fuel blending

By |april 21st, 2020|biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, ethanol, News, oil, Renewable Energy Directive|

The Romanian government adopted on 9 April an emergency ordinance that changes the regulations on fuel sales and allows the sale of gasoline and diesel without the mandatory quotas including biofuels, EURACTIV.ro reported.

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EU biofuel industry warns Commission about ‘derogations’ in fossil fuel blending

By |april 1st, 2020|biodiesel, bioethanol, News, petrol, Renewable Energy Directive|

A number of member states in Central and Eastern Europe are considering “derogations” in fossil fuel blending as part of the extraordinary measures to tackle the economic implications of the coronavirus, the EU biofuels industry has warned.

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Used Cooking Oil biodiesel: best in class to decarbonise road transport [Promoted content]

By |oktober 29th, 2019|animal fats, biodiesel, ewaba, Farm Europe, News, Renewable Energy Directive, used cooking oil|

The Used Cooking Oil biodiesel (UCO) is best in class to decarbonise road transport and therefore, it attracts “bullying", writes EU waste biodiesel producers (EWABA).

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The Netherlands mulls end to used cooking oil double-counting

By |september 12th, 2019|biodiesel, News, palm oil, Renewable Energy Directive, used cooking oil|

An analysis of the “weak” points of the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED II), combined with the results of an ongoing criminal investigation, will determine whether it is possible to end double-counting of used cooking oil (UCO) in energy used in transport, a Dutch spokesperson told EURACTIV.com.

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EU slaps anti-subsidy duties on Indonesian biodiesel

By |avgust 14th, 2019|agriculture subsidies, biodiesel, Indonesia, News|

The European Commission on Tuesday (13 August) imposed countervailing duties of 8% to 18% on imports of subsidised biodiesel from Indonesia, saying the move aimed to restore a level playing field for European Union producers.

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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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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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