Tag: Oftec

OFTEC slams government stance on bioheat for not including HVO in latest study

OFTEC slams government stance on bioheat for not including HVO in latest study

July 28, 2020 |

In the UK, the Government’s current reluctance to support renewable liquid fuels as part of the UK’s green heat agenda is based on flawed evidence, says OFTEC following the initial outcomes of widespread field trials. Data from an ongoing European project testing various renewable liquid fuel options across 100 sites, shows that Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil […]

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UK trade associations team up on bio-heat liquid fuels strategy

UK trade associations team up on bio-heat liquid fuels strategy

January 27, 2020 |

In the UK, trade associations OFTEC, the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) have kicked off 2020 with the launch of a future vision for liquid fuels ‘Supply Chain Strategy for Liquid Fuels’, which details the steps to be taken toward a transition to 100% biofuel to replace […]

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OFTEC study shows using B100 and B30 heating oil best options for England

OFTEC study shows using B100 and B30 heating oil best options for England

June 27, 2019 |

In the UK, new research from OFTEC supports liquid biofuels as a low cost, highest impact carbon reduction solution for oil heated homes. The six-month study used a detailed analysis of oil heated housing stock in England to help inform extensive modelling that compares biofuels with other low carbon heating options available today. The research […]

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UK Oil Firing Technical Association looking into biofuel to replace kerosene by 2022

UK Oil Firing Technical Association looking into biofuel to replace kerosene by 2022

August 1, 2017 |

In the UK, Oftec, the Oil Firing Technical Association, is investigating the viability of low carbon biofuels that it hopes will allow for the replacement of kerosene in household heating by 2022 in line with government targets. The green liquid fuel is the second of a two-step process to help transition heating to more sustainable […]

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