News Archive | 2015

E4tech’s Adam Chase presenting on Cold Economy at EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015

EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), an initiative of the European Commission, showcases activities dedicated to energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions. Recognising the importance of cooling and its environmental impact, the EUSEW organisers will be hosting a workshop titled ‘Cleaner Cooling – Sustainably meeting the rapid growth in transport and urban cooling demand’. E4tech Director […]

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E4tech’s Richard Taylor to present on the Bioenergy Value Chain Model

E4tech Managing Consultant Richard Taylor will introduce and present insights from the ‘Bioenergy Value Chain Model’ at WholeSEM 2015 in Cambridge, on 7 July. Richard will discuss the role of spatial optimisation in determining bioenergy pathways to 2050, the linkages to other models, and key insights learnt from different technology preferences, including the role of […]

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E4tech to lead ETI project on techno-economic assessment of biomass pre-processing

E4tech has been selected to lead the delivery of the ETI’s latest £467,000 bioenergy project. Over the next 11 months, E4tech and our partners will be assessing the economic, emissions and performance benefits (and trade-offs) associated with the pre-processing of biomass feedstocks. Using process modelling and sensitivity analysis, the project will compare different bioenergy system […]

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Meet E4tech at the World Bioenergy Leadership Forum

Both E4tech’s Jo Howes and Richard Taylor will participate in Abengoa’s World Bioenergy Leadership Forum in Seville, Spain on 20 and 21 May. The Forum, which is a continuation of the World Biofuels series of conferences, will unite experts in the field of bioenergy for 48 hours, providing the opportunity for transparency, open dialogue, and […]

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E4tech’s Adam Chase and Franz Lehner to present at All-Energy 2015

The All-Energy 2015 conference in Glasgow is the UK’s biggest sustainable energy event. On 6th May, E4tech Director Adam Chase will be presenting on the role of policy in the UK automotive sector renaissance. The presentation is based on a major report that was launched in 2014. The report is available for download from here. […]

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Results of hydrogen refuelling station competition announced

On 27th March, UK Government Ministers announced the results of the Hydrogen Refuelling Stations infrastructure grant scheme. Seven projects have been given the green light, for a total of 12 permanent and mobile stations to be operational before the end of 2016. E4tech has been working closely with Ricardo-AEA to support this competition since its […]

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E4tech and Ecofys publish RTFO scoping paper on Novel low carbon transport fuels

A diverse range of ‘novel low carbon transport fuels’ are nearing market introduction, with many offering the potential for high GHG savings without using land-based feedstocks. The UK Department for Transport (DfT) therefore commissioned E4tech and Ecofys to investigate these fuels, as currently only biofuels are supported by the UK’s Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO). […]

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ETI Bioenergy Insights to 2050 released

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) recently published a Bioenergy Insights paper, highlighting the importance of combining bioenergy with Carbon Capture & Storage, growing energy crops in targeted UK regions and developing flexible gasification technologies for achieving UK energy and climate objectives. The insights are based on the ETI’s Bioenergy Value Chain Model (BVCM), developed by […]

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