Hürth, 29.09.2016

conference on fuels, chemicals and polymers from CO2 utilization in Cologne: Big visions – and real potential

In recent years, the first commercial production of CO2-based polymers has been launched, several additional technologies have progressed so far to allow production on an industrial scale in the near future – with advanced biotechnology and chemical catalysis. At the same time renewable energy from solar, wind and hydro is becoming cheaper each year. The latest plants at favourable locations are......

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Bonn, 10.09.2016

International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future 2017” – Program is now online

The program of the 14th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future” isnow available for you at www.fuels-of-the-future.com. On behalf of the co-organizers, the Union forthe Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP), the Association of German Bioethanol Producers(BDBe), the Association of the German Biofuels Industry (VDB) and the German Biogas Association(FvB), I......

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Berlin, 17.08.2016

Court of Auditors calls for EU commission to improve sustainability certification process for biofuels

In the report published last week, The European Court of Auditors observed considerable room for improvement in the monitoring of the voluntary certification systems approved by the EU Commission. In its evaluation, the Court criticises the fact that the EU Commission only approves the certification systems on the basis of a “file inspection”, but does not monitor them in terms of their actual......

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Bonn, 02.08.2016

International Conference on Renewable Mobility - 23/24 January 2017 in Berlin - Save the date!

The conference organized by the German Bioenergy Association (BBE), the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP), the German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe), the German Biofuels Industry Association (VDB) and the German Biogas Association will again address a diversity of topics in 2017 with an expanded conference program including also electric mobility. Fuels of the Future......

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Berlin, 15.07.2016

Study: secure food supply also achievable through biofuels

Global hunger can be combatted by means of sustainably produced biofuels. In fact, bioenergy does not necessarily compete with food production for arable land. On the contrary: A common approach must be developed in order to utilise agricultural raw materials for a variety of uses. These are the findings of a scientific paper recently published by globally leading research institutes under the......

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