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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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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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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E10 safe in all petrol cars

By |januar 28th, 2019|ACEA, E10, ethanol, FuelsEurope, News|

Folklore shouldn’t stop progress: if a car works fine with today’s petrol from EU filling stations, it will work just fine with the new E10 petrol, writes James Cogan. James Cogan is a policy analyst at Ethanol Europe, a European...

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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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EU bioeconomy strategy and IPCC – planets apart

By |oktober 17th, 2018|2050 climate strategy, bioeconomy, bioenergy, Biofuels, biomass, ethanol, IPCC, News, Paris Agreement|

The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) indicates that biofuels will need to rise 260% by 2030 and 750% by 2050 in order to contain global warming below 1.5°C. Yet, the EU Bioeconomy Strategy, published days after, seems to ignore this, writes James Cogan.

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Spanish, Belgian companies face charges of ethanol benchmark rigging

By |avgust 30th, 2018|Competition policy, ethanol, News|

Spanish ethanol producer Abengoa and Belgium peer Alcogroup have been charged by European Union antitrust regulators with rigging ethanol benchmarks and are likely to face fines next year, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday (29 August).

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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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