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Joint statement from EU Biofuels Value Chain on EP Transport Committee vote

09/11/2017

Transport Committee rejection of RED II opinion shows Parliament strongly divided on crop-based biofuels

Brussels, 9 November 2017 – The European Parliament Transport Committee’s decision to reject …


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European Parliament sends mixed message on crop-based biofuels

24/10/2017

Move to ban crop-based biofuels threatens EU climate-change mission and kills incentives to invest in advanced renewables

BRUSSELS, 24 October 2017 – The European Parliament environment committee’s v…


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Environment Committee’s vote on RED II wrongly penalises conventional biofuels

24/10/2017

Joint statement from the EU Biofuels Value Chain calls for EU to recognise importance of conventional biofuels to energy, transport and agriculture

Brussels, 24 October 2017 – The European Parliament…


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EU risks making a sour deal with Mercosur

03/10/2017

Opening EU markets to Brazilian ethanol would hit Europe’s farmers and work against its climate and energy policy

BRUSSELS – The impending trade deal between the EU and Mercosur for an annual quota …


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New data: Europe’s ethanol industry produces low-carbon fuel and high-protein feed

14/09/2017

Statistics from European renewable ethanol association members in 2016 show high GHG-reduction compared to petrol, important production of animal feed

BRUSSELS – European renewable ethanol associatio…


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European Commission study highlights benefits of higher ethanol fuel blends

29/08/2017

Newly released report finds that increasing ethanol in petrol helps improve air quality and reduces oil dependency

BRUSSELS, 29 August 2017 – A new report published by the European Commission highlig…


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MEPs support keeping sustainable European biofuels in the EU energy mix

29/06/2017

Brussels, 29 June 2017 – The European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee voted Thursday on its opinion on the European Strategy for Low Emission Mobility – and sh…


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Renewable European ethanol delivered higher greenhouse gas savings than ever before in 2016

07/06/2017

According to latest producer data, ethanol production and use scored better than 66% average savings over fossil petrol – yet another increase in ethanol’s EU decarbonisation performance.

Brussels, 7 J…


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More ambition needed to decarbonise EU transport, energy experts say

26/01/2017

Commission should not ignore contribution of GHG-saving conventional biofuels

Brussels – Europe needs a realistic mix of renewable energy solutions – including low-emission options such as sustainably …


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Poll: Europeans want EU policy to promote crop-based biofuels

23/01/2017

Europeans overwhelmingly support the use of conventional biofuels made from crops and believe EU policy should encourage it, according to an EU-wide opinion survey released today. More than 69 percent…


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Experts tell MEPs: Proposal to phase out conventional biofuels threatens EU climate ambitions

10/01/2017

The European Commission's proposed phase-out of conventional biofuels by 2030 threatens to remove one of the EU's best options for reducing greenhouse gases and decarbonising transport, energy experts…