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We believe that waste-based biodiesel is the best possible fuel to reduce carbon emissions in the transport sector today, and together with our members, we intend to showcase the sector’s importance in the media. Read more about EWABA’s press coverage and future events, and find out useful information on policy and market updates through our blog and podcast series.

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The EU's climate is paramount and can't be hijacked

Biofuels International article

EWABA Director for Communications & Analysis, Leonidas Kanonis, provides his take on the proposed fit-for-55 package and it's potential impacts for the waste biofuels industry.

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Legislative odyssey for the EU biofuels sector

Biofuels International article

Different industry voices including EWABA's Secretary General, Angel Alvarez Alberdi, take a deep dive in the regulatory framework proposals expected for biofuels.

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EU Commission, industry clash over green jet fuel mandate

EurActiv article

EurActiv hosted a very lively debate on the role of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), supported by EWABA. The EurActiv article summarizes some of the most important sections of the event.

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Platts European Biofuels Conference

21 September 2021

The S&P Global Platts Biofuels Conference is returning this year to offer expert insights on RED II, national mandates across Europe, supply & demand fundamentals on key markets and increasing competition on feedstock sourcing. EWABA will be speaking at the event, highlighting the most important legislative proposals under the fit-for-55 package and their impact on markets.

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EU green jet fuel mandate will carve out market for big players, industry warns

EurActiv article

EurActiv take on the EU Commission’s upcoming ReFuelEU proposal and the unintended consequences it will have for the transport sector.

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Q&A with the Associação de Bioenergia Avançada (ABA)

ABA speaks with Angel Alberdi

EWABA Secretary General, Angel Alvarez Alberdi, spoke to Associação de Bioenergia Avançada (ABA) about the role of waste feedstocks and biofuels in decarbonising the transport sector and protecting the environment.

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EU biofuel reform plan risks undermining waste-based fuels: industry

EurActiv article

EWABA offers its take on the EU Commission’s proposal to halt multipliers on waste & advanced biofuels, highlighting that the EU multiplier scheme has boosted the uptake of waste-based biofuels in countries that may otherwise have looked for alternatives.

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Making an Impact Today

Dr Dave Slade introduces the integrated energy management (IEM) approach, in which fleets consider all available transportation energy sources and adopt any and all options that meet their needs today and tomorrow. Renewable fuels like waste-derived biodiesel are available today and offer significantly lower GHG emissions than petroleum diesel, and can be used today with existing engines.

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Used cooking oils are unfit to fly from a climate policy perspective

Detlef Evers, Managing Director at Mittelstandsverband abfallbasierter Kraftstoffe e.V. (MVaK) and EWABA Board Member, highlights the importance of a holistic approach when considering the transport sector, the importance of using waste feedstocks in the most efficient way possible (especially limited ones) and the way forward for the aviation industry to reach its targets.

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Make or break for the EU biofuels sector?

EWABA's Secretary General Angel Alberdi gives his take on the Biofuels International January-February 2022 magazine edition elaborating on this year's many legislative and policy decisions affecting the EU biofuels regulatory framework. The original piece was published in the Biofuels International January-February 2022 magazine edition.

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Spanish market situation and risks for 2022

General Manager at Biocom Energía, S.L. and EWABA Spain president, Enrique González, outlines some of the main challenges and uncertainties for the Spanish waste-based biodiesel market for the year ahead. 

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Advanced bioenergy in Portugal and the role of ABA

Ana Marisa Calhôa, General Secretary of Associação de Bioenergia Avançada introduces the advanced bioenergy potential for Portugal for the year ahead and the coming decade.

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2nd Annual Biofuels Inventu Forum

9-10 June 2022

Join the 2nd Annual Inventu Biofuels Forum to gains insights at the latest updates from EU regulation such as fit for 55 and the implmentation of REDII, the availability of sustainable feedstock, current status and development of advanced biofuels in the EU, sustainable aviation and maritime fuels, and strategies and technologies that contribute to low carbon emission targets by 2030 and 2050.

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Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference

23 - 25 May 2022, Rotterdam, Netherlands & Online Access

The Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference (23 - 25 May 2022) will bring together leading decision makers and trailblazers across industries working towards providing sustainable solutions for the maritime fuel sector.

Hear from companies ranging from alternative future fuel suppliers to shipowners, regulators, associations and financiers as they discuss key questions and potential solutions to the decarbonisation of the shipping supply chain.

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S&P Global Platts European Biofuels Conference

28 April 2022

Join the S&P Platts European Biofuels Conference to gain unique insight into the outlook for 2022, understand the implications of the European Fit for 55 Package and RED II, address key questions on feedstock availability and quantity, examine market developments surrounding future fuels such as SAF, Ethanol and Renewable Diesel and, much more.

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Ewaba expects higher waste-feedstock demand

Argus speaks with Leonidas Kanonis

Argus spoke with Leonidas Kanonis, Ewaba's communications director, to discuss the development of the waste feedstocks market.

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The squabble over waste-based biofuels

Article from Melanie Williams Consulting

We have to decarbonise all forms of transport to reach net zero, but what happens when there aren’t enough low carbon fuels to go round? 

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Biofuels International Conference & Expo

19-20 October 2021

The Biofuels International conference & expo will focus on the latest developments in biofuels policy, trading, sustainability, solutions for biofuels producers and information on feedstock pricing and trends.

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EurActiv Virtual Conference on Refueling aviation: the role & types of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF)

28 September 2021

EurActiv is hosting an event devoted to refueling aviation and the role and types of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The event, supported by EWABA, will feature a panel comprised of experts and policymakers, who will be discussing the ReFuelEU proposal and the role that novel technologies should play to decarbonize aviation.

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Waste to Fuels

The Benefits of waste-based biofuels

Waste-based biofuel offers significantly lower carbon dioxide & greenhouse gas emissions.

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