What are the critical criteria in regard to sustainability, how do they compare with those in REDII and how best to implement/verify these?

September 2017 The sustainability of biomass and bioenergy, biofuels in particular, is addressed in a large variety of research activities, governmental, NGO and private sector initiatives, and – to a limited extent – in national regulation and legislation. Critical sustainability criteria related to biofuels concern environmental issues, especially life cycle GHG emissions including those from…

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What is the impact of falling oil prices on biofuels?

May 2015 Oil prices dropped by more than 50% from December 2014 to February 2015. Large variations in oil prices have been common. The causes have been both political and economic, but the current situation has been caused by having an excess supply of oil and not enough demand. If the current price drop is…

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How long will it take for advanced biofuels to be commercially available?

September 2014 Advanced biofuels are based on the same chemical platform of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen as oil refineries, so therefore technically the biomass-to-fuels conversion processes can produce products similar or identical to those produced by today’s petrochemical industry. The impact of such a development on costs and revenues are not part of the price…

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