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Regulatory Changes for Biofuels in Germany – or “Much Ado about Nothing”

Earlier this year, the German government announced a number changes to the ways that obligated parties would be regulated from 2015 onwards. In short, obligated parties would no longer have a volumetric quota (x% of fuels distributed to be “renewable”), … Continue reading

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European Commission proposes Amendments to the Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives

Last Wednesday the European Commission published a number of proposed amendments to the 2009 Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives.  These amendments address criticisms that the current Directives do not take sufficient account of emissions from indirect land-use change (where … Continue reading

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Revised RTFO Guidance for Biofuels from Waste

Many biofuels traders have experienced difficulties in recent weeks because of a perceived lack of clarity from RTFO on the correct verification protocols for biofuels from waste (so called “double counting” fuels and UCOME in particular). We believe these concerns … Continue reading

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