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 the fuel duty rebate for used cooking oil has significantly reduced biodiesel consumption, but the 5% cap on first generation biofuels proposed by the EU poses a much greater problem.”

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