The EU continued to increase the amount of palm oil it uses for biodiesel, heating and electricity in 2018, new figures reveal, prompting a stark ..
News 27 Jun 2019
Although passenger planes have flown thousands of times with biofuel-kerosene blends in their tanks, the total amount of aviation biofuels used worldwide remains negligible ..
Comment 21 Jan 2019
Indonesian campaigners have urged the European Commission to ensure sustainability criteria prevail in forthcoming legislation that will define which palm oil-based biofuels qualify as renewable ..
News 17 Jan 2019
Imports of US soybeans to the EU rose 112% last year, and are set to rise further as the EU moves to authorise their use ..
News 7 Jan 2019
Biogas will have to be upgraded into biomethane and used in transport in future, not burnt for power and heat, the European biogas industry told ..
News 12 Nov 2018
Biofuel and agriculture industry groups have said the European Commission remains unwilling to impose tariffs on Argentine biodiesel in response to unfair subsidies ..
News 22 Oct 2018
Fuel and transport lobby groups have called on MEPs to back proposals to count the CO2 savings of ‘low carbon fuels’ when calculating lorry emissions ..
News 17 Oct 2018
An EU Council summit on Monday revealed stark divisions on EU transport policy, with some ministers warning that asking car makers to cut CO2 output ..
News 25 Jun 2018
The number of electric vehicles on the world’s roads increased by more than half between 2016 and 2017 as a consequence of falling battery costs ..
News 30 May 2018
The European Commission should do more to ensure consumers are not financially burdened by the switch to cleaner forms of transport, an EU advisory body ..
News 25 Apr 2018
The EU’s 2020 target for renewable energy in transport has contributed to a rise in the use of unsustainable crop biofuels, campaigners have said ahead ..
News 15 Mar 2018
A German scheme to support the purchase of electric buses is in line with EU rules on state aid, the European Commission has announced ..
News 26 Feb 2018
Ireland’s gas grid operator and research institute NUI Galway have secured EU funding for a renewable gas-based project to lead what they call a “transport ..
News 12 Jan 2018
Energy ministers agreed on Monday after gruelling talks that the EU should derive at least 27% of its energy from sustainable sources by 2030 ..
News 19 Dec 2017
More than half of EU-produced crop biodiesel is made from imported feedstocks, new analysis has revealed ahead of an EP environment committee's vote on the ..
News 17 Oct 2017