Making ‘Fit for 55’ fit for purpose: towards an effective EU transport fuel policy
The European Commission’s Fit for 55 package sets important new goals for emissions reduction in transport. Giving a prominent role to renewable liquid fuels would create a solid foundation for reaching them. To that end, the EU should fully maximise the tools it has on hand for decarbonisation and de-fossilisation – starting with the Renewable Energy Directive. Other surrounding policies should be consistent with each other. In particular technology neutrality must be at the forefront of this ambitious package and all renewable and sustainable fuels, including electricity, must be able to contribute on the basis of an objective well-to-wheel measurement.