Commission repeals US anti-dumping duties on ethanol, irritates industry

By |maj 17th, 2019|bioethanol, conventional biofuels, conventional ethanol, ethanol, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

Following an expiry review, the European Commission has decided to repeal the antidumping measures against imports of bioethanol from the USA. The decision has triggered reactions of the EU ethanol industry, which warns about severe economic and climat...

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Biofuels: Commission blacklists palm oil, throws soybeans lifeline

By |februar 12th, 2019|conventional biofuels, News, palm oil, REDII, renewables, soy, soybeans, sustainability|

In an eagerly-awaited decision, the European Commission last week categorised palm oil as a high-emitting biofuel crop but provided some controversial exemptions for smallholders and spared soybeans from the delegated act's provisions.

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Biofuel sustainability criteria ‘blocked’ in EU Commission

By |februar 5th, 2019|conventional biofuels, News, palm oil, Renewable Energy Directive, soy|

A delegated act determining the sustainability criteria of biofuels under the new renewable energy directive (RED II) has been blocked in the European Commission as some Commissioners found the criteria “too light”, EURACTIV has learnt.

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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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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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Ireland increases crop-based biofuel transport share, provides ‘business certainty’

By |april 30th, 2018|biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional biofuels, conventional ethanol, News, Renewable Energy Directive, Republic of Ireland|

Ireland’s environment ministry has decided to increase the crop-based biofuel share in transport to 10% from the existing 8% and draw a 2030 plan aiming to provide long-term business certainty in the field.

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RED II Council pressure for double counting renewables must be rejected [Promoted content]

By |april 10th, 2018|advanced biofuels, conventional biofuels, double counting, fossil dependency, News, REDII|

Europe’s proposed climate and energy legislation allows for ‘double counting’ of renewable energy used in transport, creating the illusion that the EU is moving towards fulfilling its commitments in transport, and making some in Brussels feel good, when all the while fossil emissions are steadily rising.

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Flawed Commission advanced biofuel costings fail taxpayers and consumers [Promoted content]

By |marec 27th, 2018|advanced biofuels, conventional biofuels, News, Raw materials, REDII|

Key European Commission documents refer to substantial cost savings when transitioning from conventional to advanced biofuels. This cost saving claim is actively implied but never explained, nor are solid references provided. It is just presented as a ...

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