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July 2022
- Climate and Energy
Parliament committee keeps role for biofuels in fighting climate change, boosting food security and ensuring European energy independence
Joint statement from EU biofuels, food and feed chain partners – from harvesting to transformation for food, feed and energy […]
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July 2022
- Climate and Energy
Parliament Committee vote confirms critical role of sustainable biodiesel to decarbonize transport
Legislative process should now continue and deliver ambitious RED III framework Yesterday, the European Parliament (EP) Industry (ITRE) Committee voted […]
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July 2022
- Climate and Energy
EBB & FEDIOL: Joint statement on the risk of reducing the share of crop-based biodiesel
Reducing the share of crop-based biodiesel would hamper food security, protein production, farmer income, and climate action in the long […]
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May 2022
Open letter to MEPs and Member States’ representatives on the need for technology openness to achieve CO2 emissions reduction from vehicles
The EBB joins with 102 associations from the mobility, engineering and energy sectors to call for technology openness to achieve vehicle […]
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May 2022
- General
‘Biodiesel plays a key role in the decarbonization of transport’
Q&A: Kristell Guizouarn, president of the European Biodiesel Board and Group Regulatory Affairs Director at Groupe Avril, on Fit for […]
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May 2022
- Climate and Energy
Open Letter – Ensuring the positive contribution of sustainable biofuels to RePowerEU´s ambitions for Europe´s energy independence
A coalition of 20 associations representing Europe’s farmers and agri-cooperatives, vegetable oil production, renewable ethanol and biodiesel sectors has sent […]
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May 2022
- Climate and Energy - General - Trade
From seed to skin: how biodiesel makes the EU go round – and go green
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May 2022
- Events
Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference
Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference 23 – 25 May 2022 | Rotterdam, Netherlands & Online Access URL: https://bit.ly/3vAcvZL The Argus […]
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April 2022
- Events
Oleofuels Online Series Roundtable
On the 20 April, 3 pm – 4 pm CET ACI will run its first Oleofuels Online Series Roundtable. There […]
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March 2022
EU Biofuels Chain: Joint statement on the European Commission Communication on food security
The European Commission has sent a welcome signal about the urgent need to strengthen EU food security – one that […]
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March 2022
Open Letter to French President Emmanuel Macron
A coalition of 14 organisations has written an open letter to French President Emmanuel Macron to call for an open […]
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March 2022
RePowerEU: Biofuels play a strategic role in boosting Europe’s energy independence
Russia’s war on Ukraine has dramatically highlighted the urgency of reducing the EU’s dependence on fossil fuels and supporting its […]
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March 2022
- Climate and Energy
European sustainable biodiesel is key to reducing fossil fuel imports and securing our food and feed supply
BRUSSELS: On 9 March, in response to the crisis in Ukraine, the European Commission published the RePowerEU Communication (1), which […]
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February 2022
- Climate and Energy
The EU transport climate objectives can only be met with more sustainable biodiesel
European biodiesel producers publish their contribution to FF55 debate BRUSSELS, 2 February 2022: the European Biodiesel Board (EBB), gathering European […]
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November 2021
The role of biodiesel in EU climate action
Input for EBB roadmap to 2030 and 2050 By Carlo Hamelinck, November 2021 For: EBB – European Biodiesel Board Download […]
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October 2021
In a consistent and technology neutral Fit-for-55 Package Biodiesel has a key role to play towards climate neutral mobility
28 October 2021: Sustainable biodiesel is an essential solution to help the EU achieve its Green Deal objectives and the […]
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October 2021
EBB Policy Roundtable – 27 October 2021 – Registration now open
On 27 October, EBB will present its new roadmap to 2030 and 2050 at the occasion of its annual policy […]
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September 2021
- Events
Argus Biofuels Europe and Asia Markets – Virtual Conference 9 – 11 November 2021 | Online event
The Argus Biofuels Europe and Asia Markets – Virtual Conference will be bringing you the most up-to-date insight and coverage […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
Being “Fit-for-55″ is a huge challenge, the European biodiesel industry can make a difference, just let us!
14 July 2021: today the European Commission published the Fit-For-55 Package. The EBB welcomes the release of a comprehensive package […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform calls for action on the upcoming Fit For 55 package
The EBB and twelve other associations jointly signed a call for action on the Fit for 55 package. The European […]
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July 2021
- Events
6th Edition of Oleofuels Online Series
The 6th Edition of Oleofuels Online Series is taking place at 3 pm-5 pm CET on Thursday 22nd July 2021. […]
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July 2021
- Climate and Energy
Achieving Climate-Neutrality in Road Transport through the Contribution of Renewable Sustainable Fuels – An urgent comment on the revision of the vehicle CO2 standards
A coalition of 12 organisations urgently asks the European Commission to recognise the contribution of renewable sustainable fuels in vehicle […]
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July 2021
- Events
19th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future”
Fuels of the future 2022 welcomes national and international participants including representatives from the raw material collecting and processing industry, the […]
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June 2021
- Climate and Energy
Emissions reduction: the fuel is more important than the engine
The EU Biofuels Chain released a joint statement on the upcoming revision of the EU CO2 Standards Regulation for Cars […]
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June 2021
- Climate and Energy
Biodiesel: the green fuel bridging the EU’s climate ambitions
Decarbonizing the EU transport sector comes with huge challenges — European biodiesel producers have a key role to play With […]
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May 2021
- Climate and Energy
The Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels Platform, towards Transport Fuels’ Transformation
Major organisations1 operating in the liquid fuels value chain have joined forces to form the Renewable & Low-Carbon Liquid Fuels […]
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February 2021
- Climate and Energy
A push for higher EU climate ambitions can be an opportunity for the European biodiesel industry, if done right in 2021
Zero-sum game The launching of the European Green Deal (EGD) in December 2019, led by Frans Timmermans, the first vice- […]
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January 2021
- Events
The 13th Biofuels International Conference & Expo
The 13th Biofuels International Conference & Expo will bring together leading producers, suppliers, regulators and other engaged organisations over a […]
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December 2020
- Climate and Energy
EU Biofuels Chain: Joint position paper on the Sustainable finance draft Delegated Regulation
The EU Biofuels Chain supports the final objective of the sustainable finance Regulation: to enable financial flows to support sustainable […]
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November 2020
- Climate and Energy
EBB response to the European Commission consultation onthe Amendment of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS)
The European Commission (EC) recently opened an initial feedback period for stakeholders on its Inception Impact Assessment of the Amendment […]
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November 2020
- Climate and Energy
EBB response to the European Commission consultation on the Amendment of the Regulation setting CO2 emission standards for cars and vans
The European Commission (EC) recently opened an initial feedback period for stakeholders on its Inception Impact Assessment of the Amendment […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
Joint position on existing alternative fuels within the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy
Transport represents almost a quarter of Europe’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with road transport accounting for more than 70% of […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
European Commission consultation on the revision of the EU Energy Taxation Directive
The European Commission (EC) recently launched a public consultation on revision of the EU Energy Taxation Directive (ETD – Directive […]
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October 2020
- Climate and Energy
Joint position paper on the Increase of the EU Climate Ambition for 2030 in the Transport Sector
Consequent with the increased ambitions brought by the European Green Deal, and the objective to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, […]
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September 2020
- General
Change and continuity in the leadership of the European Biodiesel Board
On September 8 2020, the EBB General Assembly has renewed its confidence in Ms. Kristell Guizouarn, and elected her for […]
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September 2020
- Trade
European Commission launches investigation to extend “B99” measures against US biodiesel imports
On September 14th 2020, the European Commission formally launched an investigation review aiming at extending anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable […]
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March 2020
- Climate and Energy
Potential impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the European Biofuels Value Chain
TO: Frans Timmermans Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal European Commission CC: Diederik Samsom, Head of Cabinet Riccardo Maggi, […]
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January 2020
- Climate and Energy
Getting to the Green Deal: Don’t rule out alternative fuels with a track record of success 
Vehicle manufacturers and fuel coalition call for consistency in defining alternative fuels that will drive the energy transition. BRUSSELS, 14 […]
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December 2019
- Climate and Energy
A Taxonomy Delivering Sustainable Growth in Europe
We, the signatories, represent sectors of major importance for European economic development and wealth. We provide highly skilled jobs to […]
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November 2019
- Trade
EBB welcomes the imposition of definitive anti-subsidy duties on Indonesian biodiesel imports
On November 13th 2019, Member States’ Representatives in the EU Trade Defence Instruments (TDI) Committee discussed and approved with a […]
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March 2019
- Climate and Energy
EBB Position on the EU Long-Term Strategy “Clean Planet for All”
Background In the end of 2018, the European Commission (EC) issued “A Clean Planet for all – A European Strategic […]
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February 2019
- Climate and Energy
EBB Position: RED II delegated act on low & high ILUC-risk biofuels
On February 8th 2019, the European Commission published a draft delegated act to define feedstocks with high risk of Indirect […]
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January 2019
- Trade
EBB welcomes the adoption of definitive anti-subsidy duties vs. Argentinean unfair imports.
The EU biodiesel industry will monitor the correct execution of the related Price Undertaking agreement. During today’s EU Trade Defence Committee […]
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