News Archive | 2019

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Blending 20% ethanol in gasoline could help Europe to reduce transport GHG emissions – what would this mean for ethanol volumes, and how could Europe supply this demand?

Renewable ethanol is expected to play an important role in the realisation of the EU’s energy and climate ambitions to 2030. However, one of the main factors limiting the potential contribution of renewable ethanol to decarbonisation of the road vehicle fleet is the level at which it is allowed to be blended into gasoline. E4tech […]

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Cabin pressure rising: Calls for adoption of alternative fuels in aviation

Sweden and Norway have one, the Netherlands is considering one, and the Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany is calling for an obligation on the use of renewable fuel in aviation. E4tech director Ausilio Bauen joins a panel at AIREG’s conference today to discuss future supply of alternative fuel in aviation.  To learn more […]

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E4tech to present developments in rail decarbonization in Manchester on 26 September

A one day EPS conference ‘From Diesel to Zero: Developing the Potential of Zero Emission Trains’ is being organised by European Policy Solutions (EPS) and CMB Revolve Technologies: Date:                     Thursday 26th September 2019 Venue:                 Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB This EPS event is a follow-up to their very well attended […]

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E4tech assists UK rail industry to signal its approach to decarbonisation

The Rail Industry Decarbonisation Task Force, assisted by the Rail Safety and Standards Board , released its final report  to the Rail Minister on 20 July setting out its proposed approach to decarbonising the UK’s railways. The report, commissioned in 2018 by the then Minister Jo Johnson, sets out how the rail industry can contribute […]

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E4tech Director Dr David Hart discusses fuel cells on CNBC TV in S Africa

David has been in Johannesburg and Cape Town speaking at a fuel cell conference organised by Nedbank CIB Research. Interest in fuel cells in S Africa is high, with Government support growing across all Departments, particularly looking at adding value to S Africa’s platinum industry. Interviewed on CNBC Africa, David and Conduit Ventures CEO John […]

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UK sets a course for low-emission shipping with E4tech help

Old solutions go overboard, big changes needed Today the UK Department for Transport published the Clean Maritime Plan describing the ambition to drastically reduce emissions of both greenhouse gases and air pollutants from the shipping sector and to develop strong UK industries to deliver this. The scale of the challenge is huge and the analysis […]

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Electrify everything – a simple answer to a complex problem?

Road transport’s emissions challenges are – on the face of it – readily solvable by means of electric drive. Whether it is tailpipe pollutants or greenhouse gases, green electricity and batteries or hydrogen and fuel cells offer a means to clean up vehicles. However, that is much more easily said than done and the current […]

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E4tech speaking at World Hydrogen event in Tokyo

The World Hydrogen Technologies Convention was opened in Japan on 3rd June by two Government ministers and the Governor of Tokyo. E4tech Director David Hart is in Tokyo all week, presenting E4tech work on the fuel cell industry , on the electrolyser industry and on supply and value chains.    

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