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Low-sulphur heating oil "to cut German CO2"

The German government has introduced a new quality standard for heating oil that it claims will enable a 6-10% cut in oil consumption and help Germany achieve its carbon dioxide emission reduction goals for the buildings sector. The new standard sets a maximum of 50 parts per million (ppm) sulphur for new burner technology set to be introduced as some 4.5 million ageing boilers are replaced under the terms of an energy saving ordinance due to take effect next year (EED 05/12/00). See environment ministry press statement.

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