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With Europe’s renewable ethanol industry facing threat of import surge, EU takes action


The European Commission introduces surveillance measures as EU producers warn of massive increases of imports of ethanol for fuel from third countries

BRUSSELS, 4 November 2020 – The European Commiss…

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European renewable ethanol industry launches new resource for consumer information on E10 fuel

17/09/2020 answers common questions about production, use and availability of ethanol petrol blend that helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions

BRUSSELS, 17 September 2020 –, a new online re…

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New data: EU renewable ethanol production makes more than just fuel, helps achieve Green Deal goals


Latest statistics from European renewable ethanol association members show major domestic feed production and record-high greenhouse-gas savings compared to petrol

BRUSSELS, 1 September 2020 – Europe…

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Greenhouse-gas reduction performance of EU ethanol reaches new high


Renewable ethanol from ePURE members reduced GHG emissions by more than 72% compared to fossil fuels in 2019, according to the latest audited producer data

BRUSSELS, 25 June 2020 – Production and use…

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Keep the farm in Farm-to-Fork: EU ethanol production is vital to Europe’s agriculture and climate goals


European renewable ethanol industry reacts to announcement of new EU Biodiversity and Farm-to-Fork Strategies

BRUSSELS, 20 May 2020 – Experts agree that achieving the EU Green Deal will require a mas…

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EU renewable ethanol producers inform Commission of market challenges during COVID-19


Dramatic shift in demand and possibility of imports could threaten European industry

BRUSSELS, 10 April 2020 – European renewable ethanol producers have asked the European Commission to consider addr…

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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 January 2020 – The EU’s long-term energy transition go…

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European ethanol is ready to drive the EU Green Deal


A cost-effective transition to EU climate-neutrality will require policies to promote low-carbon liquid fuels that reduce emissions from today’s cars as well as tomorrow’s

BRUSSELS, 11 December 2019 …

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EU’s increased demand for higher ethanol blend could be met, study shows


More countries could adopt higher ethanol fuel blends to reduce transport emissions, improve air quality and boost engine performance – without exceeding the existing cap on crop-based biofuels


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New data confirm European ethanol’s vital role in EU emissions-reduction, food security


Latest statistics from European renewable ethanol association members show record-high greenhouse-gas reduction compared to petrol, major domestic production of animal feed

BRUSSELS, 5 September 2019…

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Last-minute EU concession to Mercosur throws Europe’s ethanol industry under the bus


Desperate offer to secure trade deal is a blow to Europe’s farmers and ethanol industry; now it is up to policymakers to better align economic and environmental goals

BRUSSELS, 28 June 2019 – Last-mi…

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European ethanol scores higher greenhouse gas savings – again


EU ethanol production and use resulted in more than 71% average savings over fossil fuels in 2018, according to the latest certified producer data; it’s the seventh straight year ethanol’s decarbonisa…

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ePURE elects new officers


European renewable ethanol association members choose Alarik Sandrup of Lantmännen as President and Valérie Corre of Tereos as Vice-President

BRUSSELS, 29 May 2019 – ePURE, the European renewable eth…

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Trade decision is bad for EU’s ethanol industry, farmers – and climate ambitions


Europe’s renewable ethanol producers are already under pressure from misguided biofuel and agricultural policy decisions; now is not the time to subject them to unfair trade practices

The EU’s decisi…

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Commission still needs to do better on palm oil


Revised text to phase out biofuels feedstock driving deforestation reflects stakeholders’ concerns, but maintains loophole

BRUSSELS, 13 March 2019 – With its newly adopted Delegated Regulation defini…

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EU keeps palm oil in the mix


Draft delegated act would still allow imported feedstock that violates spirit of RED II agreement

BRUSSELS, 11 February 2019 – The European Commission has gone most of the way toward banning the use …

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When it comes to long-term transport decarbonisation, Commission has a short attention span


Proposed vision largely ignores sustainable crop-based biofuels’ contribution to reducing emissions – not long after European Parliament and EU governments confirmed their importance


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Europe’s new protein strategy needs fortifying


Commission proposal should have highlighted crop-based biofuel production’s role in reducing Europe’s need to import soybean meal and other animal feed

BRUSSELS, 22 November 2018 – The European Commi…

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RED II is now reality. What’s next for biofuels?


With EU policy now approved for 2020-2030, Member States need to maximise their use of European ethanol to meet targets for renewables in transport 

BRUSSELS, 13 November 2018 – The European Parliame…

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New website launches


Online resource answers common questions about renewable ethanol and sustainable biofuels

BRUSSELS, 6 November 2018 – Ethanol Facts, a new online resource for information about renewable ethanol, lau…

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Europe’s ethanol industry boosts production of low-carbon fuel and high-protein feed


New data from European renewable ethanol association members in 2017 show record-high greenhouse-gas reduction compared to petrol, major production of animal feed

BRUSSELS, 4 September 2018 – Europe…

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European ethanol sets new high level for greenhouse gas savings


According to latest certified producer data, ethanol production and use scored more than 70% average savings over fossil fuels in 2017 – yet another increase in ethanol’s EU decarbonisation performanc…

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EU recognises importance of crop-based ethanol to achieving climate goals


RED II agreement by negotiators is a step in the right direction, allowing Member States to use sustainable biofuels in fighting climate change

BRUSSELS, 14 June 2018 – Negotiators from the European …

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Low-carbon fuels crucial to achieving EU clean mobility goals, new study shows


High percentage of cars with internal combustion engines will still be on Europe’s roads for decades, according to new research; low-carbon fuels such as renewable EU ethanol needed to reduce GHG emis…

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European ethanol industry welcomes EU’s initiation of expiry review of anti-dumping duties on U.S. fuel ethanol


BRUSSELS, 20 February 2018 – The European Commission’s initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping duties on imports of fuel ethanol originating in the United States is an important step toward…

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The European Parliament just avoided a biofuels fail. Now here’s how to move forward on decarbonising transport


2030 EU target for renewables in transport leaves an opening for sustainable crop-based biofuels to help reach Paris goals

BRUSSELS, 17 January 2018 – The European Parliament’s vote to phase out palm…

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Energy ministers take a wrong turn in drive for EU transport decarbonisation


New Council position lets Member States lower their renewable energy targets

BRUSSELS, 19 December –  The agreement by EU energy ministers to roll back ambitions for renewable energy use in transport…

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European Parliament sets stage for a battle over biofuels


Industry Committee vote falls short of what is needed to fix the Commission’s RED II proposal

BRUSSELS, 28 November 2017 – The report adopted today by the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and…

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Joint statement from EU Biofuels Value Chain on EP Transport Committee vote


Transport Committee rejection of RED II opinion shows Parliament strongly divided on crop-based biofuels

Brussels, 9 November 2017 – The European Parliament Transport Committee’s decision to reject …

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European Parliament sends mixed message on crop-based biofuels


Move to ban crop-based biofuels threatens EU climate-change mission and kills incentives to invest in advanced renewables

BRUSSELS, 24 October 2017 – The European Parliament environment committee’s v…

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Environment Committee’s vote on RED II wrongly penalises conventional biofuels


Joint statement from the EU Biofuels Value Chain calls for EU to recognise importance of conventional biofuels to energy, transport and agriculture

Brussels, 24 October 2017 – The European Parliament…

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EU risks making a sour deal with Mercosur


Opening EU markets to Brazilian ethanol would hit Europe’s farmers and work against its climate and energy policy

BRUSSELS – The impending trade deal between the EU and Mercosur for an annual quota …

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New data: Europe’s ethanol industry produces low-carbon fuel and high-protein feed


Statistics from European renewable ethanol association members in 2016 show high GHG-reduction compared to petrol, important production of animal feed

BRUSSELS – European renewable ethanol associatio…

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European Commission study highlights benefits of higher ethanol fuel blends


Newly released report finds that increasing ethanol in petrol helps improve air quality and reduces oil dependency

BRUSSELS, 29 August 2017 – A new report published by the European Commission highlig…

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MEPs support keeping sustainable European biofuels in the EU energy mix


Brussels, 29 June 2017 – The European Parliament’s Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Committee voted Thursday on its opinion on the European Strategy for Low Emission Mobility – and sh…

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Renewable European ethanol delivered higher greenhouse gas savings than ever before in 2016


According to latest producer data, ethanol production and use scored better than 66% average savings over fossil petrol – yet another increase in ethanol’s EU decarbonisation performance.

Brussels, 7 J…

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More ambition needed to decarbonise EU transport, energy experts say


Commission should not ignore contribution of GHG-saving conventional biofuels

Brussels – Europe needs a realistic mix of renewable energy solutions – including low-emission options such as sustainably …

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Poll: Europeans want EU policy to promote crop-based biofuels


Europeans overwhelmingly support the use of conventional biofuels made from crops and believe EU policy should encourage it, according to an EU-wide opinion survey released today. More than 69 percent…

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Experts tell MEPs: Proposal to phase out conventional biofuels threatens EU climate ambitions


The European Commission's proposed phase-out of conventional biofuels by 2030 threatens to remove one of the EU's best options for reducing greenhouse gases and decarbonising transport, energy experts…

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ePURE appoints new Secretary General


The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) has named Emmanuel Desplechin as its new Secretary General effective immediately, replacing Robert Wright.

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Commission’s proposal to phase out conventional biofuels ignores science and jeopardises biofuel investments


The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) regrets the European Commission’s intentions to phase out, or significantly reduce, the use of conventional biofuels in Europe, contained in the prop…

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Commission’s biofuel plans will cost Europe’s cereal and beet farmers at least €2 billion per year


On the occasion of the World Ethanol & Biofuels conference taking place in Brussels, the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS), the European Confederation of Maize Production (CEPM), …

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Europe’s 2030 renewables policy needs a strong approach on biofuels


The European Commission should apply its own latest available science on biofuels if the EU renewable energy policy is to be a success, says the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE).

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European ethanol’s greenhouse gas savings increase 8.5% in 2015, now at 64% direct savings – new industry statistics


European ethanol’s direct greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) savings compared to fossil fuel have increased from 59% in 2014 to 64% in 2015, an increase of 8.5% against the 2014 figure, according to new i…

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CETA threatens to trigger US ethanol exports to EU through the back door - ePURE


The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), which is to be discussed by the EU’s Trade Ministers during the informal Council meeting in Bratislava on 23 September, is a major threat t…

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EU should strengthen existing sustainability rules for biofuels and promote only the most sustainable


A European Court of Auditors report published yesterday has found that there are a number of gaps in the European Commission's existing biofuels sustainability certification framework. The European re…

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Europe’s green transport strategy cannot afford to ignore ethanol’s high GHG savings


The European Commission has published its Communication on a European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility that explores policy options to decarbonise transport beyond 2020. The European renewable ethan…

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Higher ethanol use can lead to 14% GHG reduction in European transport by 2030 - new study


A new study by renowned global consultancy Ricardo Energy & Environment has found that the higher use of ethanol in Europe would contribute to a 14.1% GHG emission reduction in European transport,…

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European Parliament calls for improved policies for high GHG saving biofuels post-2020


The European Parliament has adopted an own-initiative report on the European Commission’s 2015 Renewable Energy Progress report. The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) welcomes the Parliam…

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ePURE launches its Policy Roadmap for decarbonising transport to 2030


Ahead of the European Commission’s publication of a Communication to decarbonise transport post-2020, the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE), has launched its policy roadmap and recommenda…

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Legitimacy of anti-dumping duties on US ethanol not put into question by EU Court ruling


Today, the EU General Court delivered its ruling on a complaint by US ethanol producers against EU anti-dumping duties on ethanol imports originating from the US. The complainants had requested that t…

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Bioeconomy 2.0 will help lead the EU’s renewable revolution - with the right support


On the occasion of ‘BioEconomyUtrecht2016’, the fourth Bioeconomy Stakeholders’ Conference, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA) calls on the EU to lead a worldwide transition towards a renewable, …

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EUBA warns against a tiered approach to the carbon leakage list


A number of the sectors which are fundamental to the implementation of the EU Bioeconomy strategy, represented by the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EUBA), are identified as being subject to the risk o…

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GLOBIOM study confirms European ethanol’s strong environmental credentials and low LUC impacts


The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) welcomes the publication yesterday of the European Commission’s long awaited GLOBIOM study on the land use change (LUC) impacts of biofuels demand ex…

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European Commission urged to take advantage of once-in-a-decade opportunity to reduce damaging transport emissions


The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) has today called on the European Commission to rise to the challenge of decarbonising the transport sector, which is soon to be Europe’s largest sing…

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Decarbonising transport must take centre stage in Europe’s efforts to meet historic COP21 ambitions


On 12 December, 195 Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change agreed to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and strengthen global action to fight climate change. The Paris Agreement inc…

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Report: Biofuels Make Significant Contribution to GHG Emissions Savings


At the World Climate Summit, the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) in cooperation with (S&T)2 Consultants Inc., an internationally renowned energy and environmental consulting firm, released …

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Biofuels and biotech industries unite in call for at least 15% sustainable biofuels in the global transport fuel mix by 2030


The global biofuels and industrial biotechnology sectors have united to call on world leaders attending the COP21 in Paris to support a global commitment to replace at least 15% of the world’s total o…

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Low carbon fuel companies unite to present opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in transport ahead of COP21


Today, eleven leading low carbon fuel companies present a comprehensive guide that identifies a variety of available and accessible low carbon fuel solutions. The guide was developed to help countries…

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Europe’s Energy Union must have stronger focus on decarbonising transport


Following the adoption of the Energy Union Strategy in February 2015, the European Commission has today published a Communication on the ‘State of the Energy Union 2015’. While ePURE firmly supports t…

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EU farmers and maize processors join forces as the 11th round of TTIP negotiations starts


As the 11th Round of EU-US TTIP negotiations starts in Miami, starting today, EU farmers represented by COPA-COGECA, EU maize growers represented by CEPM, and EU ethanol and starch producers, represen…

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Europe’s concerns over diesel emissions must be addressed by strengthening its petrol-ethanol market


Recent concerns over particulate emissions from diesel engines in Europe must be addressed to ensure that Europe’s air quality does not decline any further, says the European renewable ethanol associa…

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EU Council formally approves new biofuel rules


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European renewable ethanol industry releases annual State of the Industry Report


On the occasion of its annual general assembly, the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) has today released its annual 2015 State of the Industry Report.

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ePURE welcomes the European Parliament’s rejection of the Commission Delegated Act to repeal the EU ethanol balance and import license


With a clear majority the European Parliament adopted today a Motion for a Resolution objecting the Commission Delegated Act which repealed the annual EU ethanol balance and the need to issue import l…

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UK Supreme Court ruling on air quality – reaction from the European renewable ethanol industry


Following last week’s UK Supreme Court ruling that the UK Government must revise its national air quality plans to tackle nitrogen dioxide (NO2) emissions, a greenhouse gas mainly attributed to diesel…

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ILUC deal paves the way for a long-term decarbonisation policy for EU transport


The European Parliament voted today to endorse a compromise with Council on ILUC. The European renewable ethanol industry association (ePURE) believes that while the deal lacks ambition, it is a much …

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ILUC deal far from perfect but may help restore some much needed policy certainty to the biofuels market


The European Parliament’s ENVI Committee has today voted to endorse the Council’s proposed compromise on ILUC. ePURE, the association representing the European renewable ethanol industry, believes tha…

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ePURE looks towards Council for a practical compromise after ILUC vote


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Newly-formed Bioeconomy Alliance calls for EU action


Creating a world-leading bioeconomy in the European Union requires bold political moves. On the occasion of its launch at the European Parliament on 4 February, the European Bioeconomy Alliance (EBA) …

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UN FAO chief: debate about biofuels needs to focus on their benefits to food security


Speaking at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture last Friday, Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization José Graziano da Silva recognised the need for biofuels to a…

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New ILUC mitigation study is a potential game changer in debate about biofuels


Biofuels produced with low or no risk of Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) can contribute substantially to achieving the EU’s 2020 climate & energy targets in transport, according to a new study pub…

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ePURE calls for stronger and longer-term rules for decarbonising transport fuels


Today the European Parliament voted in support of a motion for resolution to reject the European Commission’s proposal to implement Article 7a of the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) but the vote did not …

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European ethanol industry supports Council agreement on ILUC; seek closure of the dossier


Ahead of tomorrow’s meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, the European ethanol sector, represented by the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE), calls on Energy Min…

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ePURE calls for long-term decarbonisation policy for EU transport


In advance of a crucial European Council meeting where EU Heads of State will discuss the future EU climate and energy framework up to 2030, the European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) calls on…

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ePURE calls for long term policy support for the biobased economy


On the occasion of a high-level Policy Conference in Brussels, ePURE calls for European policy makers to introduce a long-term policy framework to support the broadening of Europe’s network of biorefi…

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EU-wide introduction of E10 is the most cost effective way to decarbonise the European transport sector


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European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) appoints new Secretary General


The European renewable ethanol association (ePURE) has appointed Robert Wright as its new Secretary General. Mr. Wright will take up the position with immediate effect. Mr. Wright brings a wealth of e…

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United States leads the path in the commercialization of cellulosic ethanol


Yesterday, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands opened in the U.S.A. a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant constructed by Dutch DSM and U.S.A.-based ethanol producer POET. Better known as Pr…

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Renewable ethanol in Europe: first ever State of the Industry Report published


The European Renewable Ethanol Industry Association (ePURE) has published its first ever State of the Industry Report. The report gives a comprehensive overview of the situation of renewable ethanol p…

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ePURE welcomes the application of anti-dumping duties on US ethanol entering the EU through Norway


Following an opinion of the European Commission that will put an effective end to the circumvention of EU anti-dumping duties on US fuel ethanol through Norway, the European Renewable Ethanol Associat…

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Sustainable biofuels done right offer innumerable benefits to society says UN IPCC report


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) welcomes the findings of a UN IPCC report “Bioenergy and climate change mitigation: an assessment” which is released today as part of the IPCC 5th As…

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European Council should be ambitious in using renewable energy in transport


The European renewable ethanol industry association (ePURE) regrets the lack of ambition shown by EU leaders in tackling Europe’s ever-increasing emissions in the transport sector during the meeting o…

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2030 package must include transport rules if Europe is to meet its own climate targets


At tomorrow’s Energy Council meeting EU Energy Ministers must call for the introduction of a separate binding framework for debarbonisation and renewable energy use in transport as part of the 2030 cl…

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ePURE raises red flag about surging ethanol imports from Peru


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) has warned the European Commission of surging ethanol imports from Peru since the entering into force of the free trade agreement in August 2013. It …

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ePURE requests the European Commission to act against the circumvention of anti-dumping duties on fuel ethanol


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) has today filed a complaint with the European Commission's office of complaints with a view to stopping the circumvention of EU anti-dumping duties o…

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European Commission’s 2030 proposal fails to build on successful existing framework


The European Commission today published its proposals for a 2030 climate and energy package. The Commission proposes a binding 40% target for GHG reductions and an overall EU binding target for 27% re…

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ePURE calls for binding renewable and GHG emissions reduction targets in transport


This Wednesday the European Commission will present its long awaited vision for a new climate and energy policy framework towards the year 2030. The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) welc…

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Member States reject complex Lithuanian proposal on Indirect Land Use Change file


Today European Energy Ministers rejected a political agreement on the Council position on the Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) proposal of the European Commission. The European Renewable Ethanol Associ…

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The EU Biofuels Supply Chain rejects ILUC political compromise


The biofuels supply chain, composed of farmers, crushers, traders and biofuels producers, presented its views on the Lithuanian proposal to be discussed by Energy and Environment Ministers on December…

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Lithuanian proposal seems a missed opportunity to incentivise best performing biofuels


After one year of heated debates on the ILUC (Indirect Land Use Change) file, the Lithuanian Presidency has put forward a proposal which no longer incentivises best performing biofuels. The distinctio…

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European Parliament vote fails to green Europe’s transport system


The vote today at the European Parliament on the proposed changes to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) and the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) has put the future of jobs and growth for the European et…

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New scientific landscape on biofuels reshapes debate in Brussels


A plethora of scientific studies issued by international organisations, well-known universities and independent consultancies show the contribution that biofuels make to food security, debunking multi…

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Ecofys study debunks biofuels myths over food price


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ePURE looks towards plenary session for a workable compromise after ENVI Committee vote


The Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament adopted MEP Corinne Lepage’s report on the revision of the RED and FQD Directive with 43 votes in favour and 26 against. In particular the p…

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World Bank confirms that fossil fuel accounts for two thirds of food price increase 20 June 2013


High oil prices are the most important driver of the increase in global food prices. That is one of the key findings of a new analysis conducted by two senior economists at the World Bank. The same re…

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Food Lobby Letter to PM Cameron on Biofuels Misleading: GRFA


The Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA) reacted today to a biased and misleading letter criticizing biofuels sent to British Prime Minister David Cameron by a group led by two of the world’s larges…

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ePURE suspects circumvention of import duty on ethanol imports


ePURE, the European Renewable Ethanol Association, asks the European Commission to investigate if EU customs legislation is properly applied in Finland. Evidence from several sources indicates that et…

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IEA Calls for Major Scale Up in Global Biofuels Production


Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released their Tracking Clean Energy Progress report in New Delhi, which detailed the increased role that biofuels will need to play in reducing Green Hous…

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Renewable ethanol delivers gains for society, reveals new study


A report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has estimated that in 2010, the French renewable ethanol industry generated EUR 815 million of added-value to the French economy.

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ePURE comments on the draft report of Corinne Lepage


ePURE takes note of the draft report by Corinne Lepage today, on the Commission proposal for a directive amending the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) and the directive of the use of energy from renewable…

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Double Counting, Half Measures: advanced biofuels will not take off with existing support measures


The European Renewable Ethanol Industry, ePURE, together with Novozymes, find the double counting mechanism proposed by the European Commission is ineffective to kick-start the deployment of innovativ…

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ePURE calls for a separate Target for Renewable Ethanol in Petrol


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) today presented its position on the Commission proposal for a directive amending the Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) and the directive on the promotion …

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ePURE welcomes EU anti-dumping decision on US bioethanol imports


The EU Council published today a Regulation imposing an anti-dumping duty on US bioethanol exports to the EU. As of tomorrow, a 62,9 euro per tonne duty will be applied to all imports of ethanol from …

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Europe Needs Sustainable Biofuels


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) participates at the Workshop on “Sustainable Biofuels: addressing Indirect Land Use Change”, held by the European Parliament Committee on the Environ…

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Commission makes decisive step forward in labelling alternative fuel


The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) welcomes the European Commission’s proposal on a Directive for the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure, which recognises the crucial role …