News Archive | 2015

E4tech’s Ralph Ripken to discuss role of biofuels in road transport

E4tech Senior Consultant Ralph Ripken will present the recent work done by E4tech on the potential evolution of and role of biofuels in road transport to 2030 at the New Biofuels 2015 Symposium in Berlin on 2 March. Ralph will discuss the contribution biofuels could make from a sustainable biofuels supply perspective and how they […]

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Biorefinery Roadmap for Scotland launched

Yesterday the Biorefinery Roadmap for Scotland was launched at the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum Showcase in London. The roadmap sets out a plan for biorefining to contribute to growing the industrial biotechnology sector in Scotland from £189m in 2012 to £900m by 2025, as laid out in the National Plan for Industrial Biotechnology. E4tech contributed […]

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E4tech and Ricardo-AEA to run UK hydrogen refuelling station competition

Today, the UK Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) launched the Hydrogen Refuelling Stations infrastructure grant scheme. Grant funding of up to £5.5 million will be made available to support a UK hydrogen fuelling network capable of servicing fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). This will go to building new stations and to upgrade appropriate […]

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EU 2030 Road Transport Decarbonisation Scenario Analysis

In 2014 the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) commissioned E4tech to evaluate the potential for decarbonising the road transport sector to 2030 and assess the potential role of policies such as the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD). The study is very timely in the light of the recent EU 2030 Energy and Climate Package proposals that […]

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Swansea honours fuel cell pioneer Sir William Grove

Today, a blue plaque was unveiled for 19th Century fuel cell pioneer Sir William Grove on Grove Place in Swansea. E4tech Director Prof. David Hart represented the Grove Fuel Cell Symposium Steering Committee at the event. Grove, who developed the first fuel cell in 1839, was born in Swansea in 1811. “Grove’s work was seminal,” […]

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E4tech report on ‘Swiss Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Activities’ now online

he Swiss hydrogen and fuel cell sector demonstrates individual excellence but is not yet fully recognised or integrated into Swiss energy strategy thinking for 2050, concludes E4tech’s just-released report for the Swiss Federal Office of Energy. “Switzerland has some exceptional scientists and companies, but lacks critical mass in some areas” observed E4tech’s Fuel Cell Practice […]

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E4tech sponsors the Dennis Anderson Lecture 2015

As we have in previous years, E4tech will sponsor the Dennis Anderson Lecture which will take place on 26 February at Imperial College London, and is organised by the Energy Futures Lab and the Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT). This year’s lecture will be presented by Ian Marchant, former Chief Executive of […]

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