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E4tech’s David Hart featured on Bloomberg

In a recent Bloomberg article, E4tech’s David Hart discusses the opportunities an Italian fuel cell maker is targeting in emerging markets, by offering its clients the first early commercial fuel cell systems that don’t require an external fuel supply. As quoted by Bloomberg, David talks about the demand for reliable energy systems for the rapid […]

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Cleantech en Suisse Romande – E4tech contribue à l’étude stragétique de CleantechAlps

E4tech a contribué dans une large mesure à la récente étude de CleantechAlps intitulée “Pour mieux comprendre les cleantech en Suisse occidentale”. Cette publication se base sur une étude réalisée par E4tech qui présente le panorama des acteurs romands actifs dans les filières de l’eau, du photovoltaïque et des smarts grids, indique leur positionnement sur […]

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Cleantech in Western Switzerland – E4tech’s analysis underpins CleantechAlps strategic study

E4tech analysis underpinned the recently published CleantechAlps study “To better understand the cleantech sector in Western Switzerland”. The publication is based largely on studies by E4tech for CleantechAlps , where we mapped the companies active in the water, photovoltaics and smart grids sectors along their respective value chains, assessed barriers to their growth, and suggested […]

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E4tech at the World Future Energy Summit 2012

Between the 16th and 19th of January, E4tech’s Ausilio Bauen will join world leaders, international policy makers, industry leaders, investors, intellectuals and experts at the World Future Energy Summit 2012 in Abu Dhabi. Ausilio will moderate the ‘Bioenergy: Biomass for Power Generation’ panel of the Technology & Innovation Forum. Demand for biomass for power stations […]

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Biofuels Digest praises E4tech biofuels report

E4tech’s report on the UK’s renewable transport fuel goals was selected by Biofuels Digest as one of five biofuels reports “worth getting now”. “Development of illustrative scenarios describing the quantity of different types of bioenergy potentially available to the UK transport sector in 2020, 2030 and 2050” was compiled for UK Department for Transport and […]

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Seasons Greetings from E4tech

All of us at E4tech wish you all the happiness this season can bring. We look forward to a successful 2012! ***Because the season of goodwill has arrived and sustainability comes in many forms, we continue to make donations in lieu of sending paper cards. This year our three chosen charities are Oxfam, SolarAid and […]

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UK biodiesel squeeze in medium term, but energy crops promising long term

Recent E4tech work for UK Department for Transport (DfT) shows that EU Renewable Energy Directive sustainability thresholds could constrict availability of biodiesel by 2020. Beyond then, overcoming market barriers and freeing up land areas globally could dramatically increase the availability of energy crops for lignocellulosic biofuels. This is despite increasing global competition for bioenergy in […]

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E4tech is first to draw vital lessons for buildings LCA from biofuels

Life cycle analysis (LCA) is entering the lexicon of building designers, who until recently only scrutinised carbon and other emissions for buildings in service. LCA is already commonly used in ‘well to wheels’ calculations of CO2 from vehicle fuels. E4tech has been closely involved in the development of regulations for biofuels LCA and is now […]

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E4tech’s ILUC report praised at prestigious awards ceremony

E4tech’s work on Indirect Land Use Change and Biofuels has been recognised by a panel of leading figures from the world of low carbon vehicles and fuels. The report for the UK Department of Transport was Runner-up out of a list of eight finalists for the Low Carbon Report of the Year in the 2011 […]

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E4tech presenting at Elsevier’s Sustainability in Bioenergy Webinar

E4tech’s Ausilio Bauen will speak about the pros and cons for bioenergy and sustainability challenges facing the bioenergy industry in a forthcoming webinar. The free event, organised by Elsevier in partnership with the World Future Energy Summit 2012, will take place on 10 November 2011 at 15:00 GMT. More information about the event can be […]

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