Bioenergy, forestry sectors jump into EU’s green finance bandwagon

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Biofuels, biogas, biomethane, forests, News|

Bioenergies, including wood, biofuels and forest-based industries, should be recognised under the EU’s draft sustainable finance taxonomy, in line with the recently-updated renewable energy directive, an industry coalition has claimed.

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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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Malaysia threatens to ditch EU fighter jet deal over palm oil curbs

By |marec 25th, 2019|Biofuels, deforestation, Eurofighter, Malaysia, military procurement, News, palm oil, Rafale|

Malaysia may retaliate against an EU plan to curb palm oil use by purchasing new fighter jets from China instead of European arms companies, its leader said Sunday (24 March).

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Europe’s palm oil strategy is fading

By |februar 7th, 2019|Biofuels, France, News, palm oil|

A vote by the French National Assembly to exclude palm oil from their list of eligible biofuels will have implications for the EU's new renewable energy law, writes Pierre Bois d’Enghien.

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Argentina clinches deal to resume biodiesel exports to EU

By |januar 31st, 2019|Argentina, Biofuels, European Commission, News, trade deal|

Argentina and the EU reached an agreement to end a dispute over exports of biodiesel from the South American country to the bloc, the Argentine ministry of foreign affairs said on Wednesday (30 January).

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Palm oil no longer considered ‘biofuel’ in France

By |januar 18th, 2019|Agrofuels, Biofuels, deforestation, imported deforestation, La Mède, News, palm oil, Total|

In a rare revolt against the government, the French National Assembly has passed a bill explicitly saying palm oil "is not a biofuel" and won't be eligible for tax breaks as of 1 January 2020. In Europe, a deforestation roadmap is expected in the coming weeks. EURACTIV France reports.  

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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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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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EU palm oil strategy risks investment in Africa

By |oktober 18th, 2018|Biofuels, ILUC, News, palm oil|

The European Union is quietly but determinedly preparing a new rule that is designed to block palm oil exports from Africa and Asia out of the EU market. The EU's actions on palm oil risk trade and investment in Africa, writes Thompson Ayodele.

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