News Archive | 2011

E4tech to speak in the IET Alternative Fuels for Transport Debate

E4tech’s Adam Chase will speak about freight transport fuels in a forthcoming debate on how to make transport more sustainable. The debate, arranged by the UK Institute for Engineering & Technology Transport Policy Panel, will gather experts in the field to create concrete suggestions for transport energy solutions over the next 10 years. More information […]

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Aviation biofuels – options, impact and future

Dr Ausilio Bauen, E4tech Director, will be co-chairing the sessions on Aviation and Renewable Fuels at the Creating Climate Wealth Summit in London 13-14 September. The aim of the summit is to stimulate the flow of capital to clean technologies, creating new markets and making carbon reductions. The event is co-hosted by the Carbon War […]

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The big issues affecting the future of energy

Leading up to the European Future Energy Forum 2011, industry leaders are expressing their views on the key issues in energy. E4tech Director Dr David Hart, moderator of the interactive session “Renewables: The landscape and trends” at EFEF2011, believes that we have to convince both people and organisations to face up to the fact that […]

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E4tech to help evaluate the future of UK biomass

E4tech is proud to announce its participation in two new bioenergy projects commissioned by the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The aim of these projects is to help define the ETI’s Bioenergy strategy, by understanding the opportunities and UK benefit case for the development and deployment of effective bioenergy solutions. E4tech to help evaluate the […]

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Join E4tech in the Global Energy Conversation

Join E4tech in the Global Energy Conversation (23.6.2011) Adam Chase from E4tech will be taking part in a global virtual roundtable discussion about the future of energy. The event takes place on 28 June at 09:30 BST and participants will be able to discuss with a panel of experts from London, Singapore and Shanghai. Read […]

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David Hart to moderate European Future Energy Forum session

E4tech Director David Hart will kick-off the Renewables theme at EFEF 2011 by moderating the interactive session Renewables: The landscape and trends. The session will address such questions as: “What will be the recipe for the future energy mix?” and “Biofuels and fuel cells – what are the alternatives for fossil fuels in transport?” David […]

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Ethical framework for biofuels needed

A recent report by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics highlights the need for a repositioning of EU biofuel policy. The Council report concludes that biofuels per se are not unethical but that policy as it stands can encourage unethical practices. It calls for a global mandatory sustainability standard for biofuels. Its conclusions on the most […]

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E4tech engage in the EU ILUC debate

E4tech made a submission to the European Commission’s public consultation on indirect land use change (ILUC) in October 2010, following the publication of E4tech’s causal-descriptive study on the indirect land use change impacts of biofuels. E4tech’s study was also mentioned in the the UK Government response to the consultation. The most robust long-term approach for […]

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