Tag: Ecofys

Ecofys reports shows wide ranging ILUC values for biofuel feedstocks

Ecofys reports shows wide ranging ILUC values for biofuel feedstocks

March 14, 2016 |

In the Netherlands, Land Use Change effects differ significantly for various types of biofuels consumed in the EU. The European Commission has published a report by Ecofys, IIASA and E4tech that quantifies the ILUC emissions from EU biofuel consumption. ILUC, or Indirect Land Use Change, is the net global expansion of agricultural land at the […]

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Ecofys study says EC underestimating biofuels GHG by up to 50%

Ecofys study says EC underestimating biofuels GHG by up to 50%

November 13, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, a new study from Ecofys says that the European Commission is underestimating the GHG savings of biofuels by as much as 50%. The recently published Commission methodology proposal on the Fuel Quality Directive (98/70/EC) sets the 2010 baseline greenhouse gas intensity of fossil fuels at 94.1 gCO2eq/MJ. It still, however, proposes to compare […]

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Ecofys study shows aviation biofuel a unique opportunity for the Netherlands

Ecofys study shows aviation biofuel a unique opportunity for the Netherlands

March 24, 2014 |

In the Netherlands, Ecofys advised the Dutch government on how they can stimulate the uptake of bio jet fuels in the Netherlands. According to the assessment, the combination of progressive Dutch public and private stakeholders, the important position of the Netherlands in fossil jet fuel trade, strong logistics and infrastructure and the foresight of a […]

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Ecofys releases study showing minimal ethanol impact on food prices

Ecofys releases study showing minimal ethanol impact on food prices

September 5, 2013 |

In the Netherlands, Ecofys has released a report showing that ethanol is not causing food price increases. The study, “Biofuels and Food Security: Risks and Opportunities” highlights that the impact of EU biofuels demand up until 2010 only increased world grain prices by about 1-2%. The Ecofys study examines the casualty between biofuels production, global crop […]

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Ecofys surveys Euro airlines and biofuels

Ecofys surveys Euro airlines and biofuels

March 15, 2012 |

In the Netherlands, Ecofys released a report on the entry of European airlines into the biofuels market. “Biofuels are the most important option to sustain growth in aviation sector under carbon constraints for coming decades,” the report finds. “Focus on biofuels provide airlines an opportunity to by-pass traditional fuel suppliers and to opt for vertically […]

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Ecofys releases global biodiesel trade report

Ecofys releases global biodiesel trade report

December 26, 2011 |

In Germany, Ecofys Germany GmbH compiled a report on the market development for biodiesel in the German and international biodiesel markets. The report not only examines the production and sales development in the most important countries of the European Union, and the also takes the USA, Argentina, Malaysia and Indonesia aamong other countries. The trade […]

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