Biofuel expert: In Europe, facts don’t win over theories

By |junij 18th, 2019|bioethanol, conventional ethanol, crude oil, ethanol, News, palm oil, Renewable Energy Directive|

Europe’s demonstrated preference for ideology over science explains why Europe is both the most vocal climate proponent on the world stage and also the most wasteful and ineffective one, Eric Sievers, director of investments at Ethanol Europe, told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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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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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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US ethanol producers: We are oil’s biggest competitor, cleaner too

By |december 13th, 2018|bioethanol, conventional ethanol, ethanol, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

Increasing ethanol use will help countries around the world meet their Paris Agreement climate goals in a cheaper way, US producers told EURACTIV.com, staking their claim to a higher role for the fuel, alongside electricity, in decarbonising transport.

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IEA chief: Ethanol ‘very important’ to reduce oil dependence

By |december 11th, 2018|bioenergy, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, ethanol, News, oil, oil and gas industry, oil dependency|

Ethanol will have a very important role in decarbonising the transport sector globally, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told EURACTIV.com. Another energy expert said electrification will play a major role in transport bu...

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EU protein strategy: Commission working against Europe’s interest?

By |november 26th, 2018|animal feed, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, corn, ethanol, News, protein strategy, Renewable Energy Directive|

The European Commission’s recent report on the future of EU protein strategy is a “missed opportunity” as it ignores domestic biofuels production, the EU ethanol industry 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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European market ‘open to palm oil’, EU ambassador in Malaysia says

By |julij 20th, 2018|advanced biofuels, biodiesel, conventional ethanol, ethanol, Indonesia, Malaysia, News, palm oil|

The EU is open to palm oil and there is no ban on the commodity, the head of the European Union Delegation to Malaysia, ambassador Maria Castillo Fernandez, said on 16 July in an apparent attempt to appease Asian producers.

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EU farmers boss: DG Agri ‘not properly consulted’ in biofuels talks

By |junij 12th, 2018|biodiesel, bioethanol, conventional ethanol, Copa-Cogeca, ethanol, News, palm oil, Pekka Pesonen, Renewable Energy Directive|

EU farmers are “quite worried” about the fact that the European Commission’s DG Agri is often disregarded when it comes to policy decisions that have a direct impact on the farming community, such as the biofuels debate.    

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