Tag: REA

REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

REA successful in demoing biodiesel production from brown FOG

October 16, 2018 |

In Connecticut, REA Resource Recovery Systems has teamed with the University of Connecticut to produce biodiesel from brown FOG collected from the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority. The company demoed its technology to the governor last month. Previously, the company developed technology to use yellow grease as feedstock but sought a solution to […]

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UK’s REA says E10 compatible on far more vehicles than thought

UK’s REA says E10 compatible on far more vehicles than thought

August 29, 2018 |

In the UK, new analysis from the Renewable Energy Association, the trade association which represents the renewable fuels industry, indicates that there are significantly fewer main household cars on the road that are unwarrantied to use E10 than the Department for Transport (DfT) presently estimates. The REA’s analysis indicates that, excluding older classic or hobby vehicles, […]

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REA says UK proposal for biofuels will condemn the domestic industry

REA says UK proposal for biofuels will condemn the domestic industry

December 6, 2016 |

In the UK, the Renewable Energy Agency says the 2030 clean transport proposals outlined by the Department for Transport and currently open for public consultation proposes capping fuel crops to below EU levels, risking existing UK plants and supply chain. The consultation introduces new sub-target for development fuels such as biomethane, hydrogen and aviation fuels. […]

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REA announces manifesto for UK renewable energy as transition nears

REA announces manifesto for UK renewable energy as transition nears

September 15, 2014 |

In the UK, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) has announced a blueprint for the UK’s next government with key “manifesto asks” including clear, stable policy for all forms of renewable energy. The manifesto hopes to outline a plan for the next government of the UK as the nation strives to meet its 2020 renewable energy […]

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UK’s renewable energy lobby sets requirements for political parties ahead of election

UK’s renewable energy lobby sets requirements for political parties ahead of election

September 8, 2014 |

In the UK, leading renewable energy trade bodies have come together to launch a series of “tests” for the political parties to encourage them to support renewable energy ahead of the next election. The six key tests laid out by the grouping are: 1. Support the Climate Change Act to keep us on course to […]

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REA frustrated by UK’s lack of support for sustainable biofuels

REA frustrated by UK’s lack of support for sustainable biofuels

May 6, 2014 |

In the UK, REA is frustrated by the lack of concrete measures to improve the policy framework for sustainable biofuels in Government decisions published last week. In responses to two important consultations, the DfT proposed a limited set of changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) and stopped short of outlining how it will […]

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REA calls on MEPs to support biofuels industry in ILUC vote

REA calls on MEPs to support biofuels industry in ILUC vote

September 9, 2013 |

In the UK, the Renewable Energy Association is calling on MEPs to support the UK and European biofuels industry by voting against a cap on the use of agricultural biofuels. The vote in the European Parliament is set to take place this Wednesday. The Commission’s proposals to address ‘indirect land use change’ (ILUC) would put […]

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“Sylvian LeDuc on why woody biofuels wouldn’t be the best plan for the EU.”

“Sylvian LeDuc on why woody biofuels wouldn’t be the best plan for the EU.”

May 6, 2013 |

EcoManLeader #Renewable Biofuels scientists are asking more complex questions about how molecules spin, bond, and break when… EuroGeosciences: Sylvian LeDuc on why woody biofuels wouldn’t be the best plan for the EU: opean: Renewable Energy Association fires back at green groups pushing for subsidy cuts:

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Renewable Energy Association fires back at green groups pushing for subsidy cuts

Renewable Energy Association fires back at green groups pushing for subsidy cuts

May 6, 2013 |

In the UK, concerns that subsidies for renewable electricity from biomass could cause a six-fold surge in demand for the UK’s forestry products have lead RSPB, Friends of the Earth, and Greenpeace to send a letter to The Times condemning the use of biomass in energy. The Renewable Energy Association fired back, releasing a “strongly-worded […]

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UK biofuel consumption drops to 2.6%

UK biofuel consumption drops to 2.6%

April 1, 2013 |

In the UK, renewable energy generation jumped 20% from last year, despite a reduction in the consumption of liquid biofuels. The consumption rate dropped to 2.6% of UK motor fuel. Said Gaynor Hartnell, CEO of the Renewable Energy Association, “These are trying times for producers of renewable transport fuels” Ms Hartnell said. “The removal of […]

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