The growth in energy demand for cooling from a warming planet and growing population is an enormous but mostly hidden issue. By the middle of the century global demand for cooling is predicted to exceed that for heating, yet the attention given to cooling – for buildings or cold chains – does not gain much […]
Low carbon fossil fuels, such as those produced from fossil fuels with CCS, waste plastics, or waste industrial gases, are being developed by an increasing number of companies in Europe, the US and beyond. These fuels are being touted as potential contributors to the reduction of GHG emissions in the transport sector. However there has […]
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 […]
After 44 months of activities E4tech successfully completed the “Efficient firewood utilization in households” project, part of the Serbian-German cooperation programme “Development of a Sustainable Bioenergy Market in Serbia “, run by GIZ, the German development agency. The project’s main objective was to improve the efficiency of firewood use in households. An awareness building campaign […]
The latest edition of “La France Agricole”, a French weekly magazine discusses the slowdown in sales of biodiesel in France. E4tech Managing consultant Sébastien Haye, who is featured in the article, points out some of the threats to the EU rapeseed biodiesel sector due to the policy cap on conventional biofuels and competition with biodiesel […]
The European Commission has published the long-awaited report by Ecofys, IIASA, and E4tech that quantifies the ILUC emissions from EU biofuel consumption. The report can be downloaded here.
E4tech will once again be present at World Bio Markets in Amsterdam from 14 to 16 March and we look forward to seeing you there! E4tech Director Dr Ausilio Bauen will address the Plenary on the 15th about placing the bioeconomy in the context of the global renewable energy industry and climate change discourse to […]