What the EU’s new climate and energy revolution means for biofuels


ePURE's Emmanuel Desplechin writes in Ethanol Producer Magazine: "The EU’s legislative landscape for energy and climate policy is about to undergo another massive change as a result of the European Commission’s new Fit for 55 package, which seeks to accelerate the drive to carbon neutrality.

"For the EU biofuels industry, the new proposals—including major changes to policies on renewable energy, the Emissions Trading System and energy taxation, as well as a de facto deadline for the end of the internal combustion engine through new CO2 standards—promise a potentially bumpy road ahead as the implications become clear.

"But one thing should be clear to policymakers as they fine-tune these proposals in the coming months: unleashing the true potential of crop-based ethanol and creating a policy environment that can spark investment in advanced ethanol are must-have components of any realistic roadmap to carbon-neutrality."

Read the full article in Ethanol Producer Magazine here.

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