Tag: European Parliament

European Parliament approves REDII

European Parliament approves REDII

November 13, 2018 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament on Tuesday confirmed the provisional agreement reached with the Council in June on energy efficiency (434 votes to 104 with 37 abstentions), renewables (495 votes to 68 with 61 abstentions) and governance of the Energy Union (475 votes to 100 with 33 abstentions) – three important legislative files that are […]

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European Parliament votes to freeze crop-based biofuels at 2017 levels

European Parliament votes to freeze crop-based biofuels at 2017 levels

January 17, 2018 |

In Belgium, the European Parliament voted to cap crop-based biofuels at 2017 levels brought in by a last minute amendment submitted by three key party groups on the day of the vote. For those member states who don’t yet use 2% crop-based biofuels, they will be allowed to reach that level, but for all other […]

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European Parliament to vote on REDII Wednesday

European Parliament to vote on REDII Wednesday

January 16, 2018 |

In Belgium, all eyes are on the European Parliament that is set to vote on Wednesday regarding the extension of the Renewable Energy Directive through 2030, known as REDII. ePure and farm groups Copa-Cogeca are pushing hard on the yea side while a group of 30 NGOs including WWF and Transport and Energy on the […]

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European Parliament votes to cap first generation biofuels at 6%

European Parliament votes to cap first generation biofuels at 6%

September 11, 2013 |

In France, the European Parliament voted to cap first generation ethanol consumption at 6% of fuel demand by 2020 rather than the 10% originally mandated by the Renewable Energy Directive. The vote passed with 356 votes in favor, 327 against and 14 abstentions. Tripartite negotiations with the Council of 28 member states and the European […]

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“Biofuels: fuelling a balanced debate.”

“Biofuels: fuelling a balanced debate.”

July 29, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: GrowthEnergy In quest for energy, biofuels gaining ground HInnov8 Biofuels: fuelling a balanced debate theLowCVP European Parliament Environment Committee votes for ILUC impacts from biofuels to be measured

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“European Parliament votes on crucial cap on biofuels.”

“European Parliament votes on crucial cap on biofuels.”

June 19, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: fsWoodLab Deriving transportation fuels and valuable chemicals from wood: http://t.co/7vop1vHzhz alicecharles European Parliament votes on crucial cap on biofuels made from food crops BiomassMagazine: The #Biofuels Center of North Carolina recently completed a statewide woody biomass assessment.

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