News Archive | 2018

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Invitation to final conference for the Horizon 2020 ButaNexT project

E4tech is taking part in the Horizon 2020 ButaNexT project , which aims to develop sustainable and cost-effective production of ligno-cellulosic biobutanol. Over the course of the project the consortium has constructed a pilot-scale biobutanol production plant, carried out vehicle engine tests with biobutanol blends, and detailed techno-economic and environmental impact assessments of commercial-scale biobutanol […]

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Hydrogen at High speed!

E4tech client GreenGT unveiled its pre-production Pininfarina H2Speed at the Geneva International Motor Show last week. The H2Speed’s aerodynamics have been refined and the 250 kW fuel cell (plus batteries) can feed 480kW (653bhp) to the wheels, taking the car to 100km/h in just 3.4 seconds, with a top speed of 300km/h. The chassis is […]

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Bioenergy for Sustainable Energy Access in Africa

Scaling-up modern bioenergy in Africa – what next?

Modern bioenergy production could become an important part of the energy solution in Sub-Saharan Africa, addressing the challenge of increasing energy demand and improving energy access for poor people by making use of the large amount of biomass residues which are produced as a by-product of agricultural value chains. However, in spite of significant and […]

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China offers lessons for future of fuel cell vehicles

With over a million plug in vehicles in China and fewer than 500 fuel cell vehicles it would seem like the latter’s chances are slim. But recent moves suggest that China is far from decided, with a strong government-industry alliance and policies underpinning a national target for a million vehicles and over a thousand hydrogen […]

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How biofuels could contribute to decarbonisation of the shipping sector

E4tech has recently started a study for the Dutch Platform for Sustainable Biofuels and the Port of Rotterdam which will provide insight into how biofuels could contribute to the decarbonisation of shipping in the Netherlands. The Dutch shipping sector is getting ready to reduce its GHG emissions and become more environmentally sustainable. It is expected that global […]

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