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Apr 14, 2011 Adobe PDF: Download Work package 3 - Sustainability criteria - Bioenergy studies - Biomass resources - Biomass production - Transport - Agriculture - Forestry - Heat and power

Sustainable bioenergy production: Comparative analysis of sustainability initiatives and certification systems

Existing sustainability initiatives and certification systems are compared with the requirements for a sustainable bioenergy production worked out in the task 3.1.

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Jul 25, 2010 Adobe PDF: Download Information material - Transport

EU Biodiesel 2009: Ups and downs

EU biodiesel 2009: ups and downs 26 Jul 10 On the surface it all seems good news for Europe’s biodiesel industry with capacity growth at 16.6%, but a worrying number of idled plants put its true potential at bay. The total production figure of 9 million tonnes is overshadowed by the EU27’s two-thirds idle capacity, said to be due in part to unfair trade practices on the global biodiesel market. The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) says the region's biodiesel production capacity grew by 5 million tonnes to 21 million tonnes despite the closure of some smaller plants. In 2008, Europe produced 7.75 million tonnes of biodiesel from a capacity base of 16 million tonnes, putting idle capacity levels at 51%. Read EBB press release

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