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Tag: biofuels


25 Sep 2015

New Directive (UE) 2015/1315 about ILUC – changes in biofuels regulation

Recently, the Directive (EU) 2015/1513 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 September 2015 amending Directive98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources has been published. Below you can find a schematic summary about he main elements of this Directive (EU) 2015/1513 regulating the indirect...

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10 Sep 2015

New EurObserv’ER Biofuel Barometer: EU-consumption of biofuels picked up again during 2014

European Union (EU-28) biofuel (liquid and biogas) consumption trends for transport trend (in ktoe)

The EurObserv’ER Barometer regularly publishes indicators reflecting the current dynamics in renewable energy (solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal and biomass, biogas, biofuels) worldwide and within the European Union. A new EurObserv’ER renewable energy Barometer has been released:  Biofuels Barometer 2015 (with data for 2013 and 2014) After a year of uncertainty and decline the consumption of biofuel for use in transport in the European Union (EU-28)...

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19 May 2015

Technological Surveillance Newsletter of the Biomass sector No.15 (1st trimester 2015)

Technological Surveillance Newsletter of the Biomass sector No.15 (1st trimester 2015)

To access the Technological Surveillance Newsletter of the Biomass sector No.15 (first trimester 2015) click on the image below:   You can find in this Technological Surveillance Newsletter specific, schematic and fast-reading information about a selection of the most recently published patents in the world relating to biomass convertion technologies to produce heat, electricity and biofuels. It also includes an study of the biogas state-of-art in the European Union....

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12 May 2015

Fibre production drives deforestation in Indonesia

Study debunks belief that palm-oil plantations are main culprit. Forests in Indonesia are increasingly being levelled to make way for plants for pulp and paper production, as in this site in Sumatra. Palm-oil plantations are generally though to be the main driver of deforestation in Indonesia, which is home to the world’s third-largest tropical forest and has the highest rate of forest loss. But fibre...

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08 Aug 2014

Bioenergy: America’s Energy Future

Bioenergy: America’s Energy Future

Bioenergy: America’s Energy Future is a short documentary film showcasing examples of bioenergy innovations across the biomass supply chain and the United States. The film highlights a few stories of individuals and companies who are passionate about achieving the promise of biofuels and addressing the challenges of developing a thriving bioeconomy. This outreach product supports media initiatives to expand the public’s understanding of the bioenergy industry...

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09 Apr 2011

EBTP Platform Strategic Research Agenda (Update 2010)

EBTP Platform Strategic Research Agenda (Update 2010)

The European Biofuels Technology Platform (EBTP)  has published an update of its Strategic Research Agenda. This document identified the 3 critical areas in which technology development should play a key role (feedstocks, conversion processes, end-use technologies) and highlighted clearly that the winning options would be the pathways (combination of feedstock, conversion and end products) that best address both strategic and sustainability targets; environmental performance (greenhouse gas reduction, biodiversity,...

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