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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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Meet E4tech at World Biofuels Markets

E4tech invites you to the World Biofuels Market 2011 Congress and Exhibition in Rotterdam from the 22nd to the 24th of March. E4tech Director Ausilio Bauen will speak about Sustainability, Certification and iLUC and Algae Biofuels. Dr Bauen is also one of the judges for the 3rd annual Sustainable Biofuels Awards. Please visit us at […]

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Updated DECC 2050 Pathways Analysis includes E4tech’s recommendations

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has updated its 2050 Pathways Analysis, considering input from 116 stakeholders across the energy industry. E4tech responded to this Call for Evidence in 2010. Our recommendations regarding biomass conversion technology efficiencies have been directly implemented in the update, with DECC creating three new bioenergy trajectories. As […]

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E4tech encourages sustainable biofuel innovation

E4tech’s Ausilio Bauen is on the Advisory Board and Sustainable Biofuels Awards Judging Panel of the 3rd annual World Biofuels Markets 2011 conference in Rotterdam 23 March. The aim of the awards is to contribute to greater focus on sustainability criteria in biofuel innovation and development. The awards will go to the nominees with the […]

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What is ILUC?

Indirect land use change is explained in this presentation by Dr. Chris Malins, International Council on Clean Transportation. Dr. Malins talks through E4tech’s oilseed rape biodiesel ILUC scenario prepared for the UK Department for Transport, as part of a broader study on the ILUC implications of biofuels. See video here or click link:

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