Bonn, 19.05.2016

Call for papers and exhibition offer for 2017 available!

The 14th International Conference on Renewable Mobility “Fuels of the Future 2017” will be held on 23-24 January 2017, again in Berlin. The conference is organised 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 Biofuel Industry Association (VDB) and the  German Biogas......

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Berlin, 12.04.2016

Report on biofuels published by the EU Commission uses model calculation and Monte Carlo simulation due to insufficient data basis

The German Bioethanol Industry Association (BDBe) hereby states that the report published by the European Commission on the link between European biofuels and global land use change is not suitable as a basis for legislative measures. The report published by the European Commission on 10.03.2016 affirms that the effects of biofuels on global land use postulated by the theory of indirect land use......

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Berlin, 30.03.2016

69 percent of Germans rate biofuels as positive

Berlin, 21 March 2016. 69 percent of Germans rate biofuels as fundamentally positive. This was revealed in a representative survey by TNS Infratest. “More than two thirds of Germans approve of biofuels. Policy-makers can rely on this clear support from the general public and use biofuels for road transport to achieve the objectives of the Paris Climate Change Conference”, said Elmar Baumann,......

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Berlin, 25.02.2016

Neue Absatzzahlen für Kraftstoffe: keine Energiewende im Verkehr

Neue Absatzzahlen des Bundesamtes für Wirtschaft und Ausfuhrkontrolle (BAFA) für die Kraftstoffbranche zeigen, dass die Energiewende im Verkehr durch die gesetzlichen Rahmenbedingungen ausgehebelt wird. Denn während der Absatz von Diesel im Jahr 2015 um vier  Prozent  gestiegen ist, sank der Anteil von Biokraftstoffen am Dieselmarkt um sieben Prozent. Grund für den Rückgang ist die seit dem......

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Berlin, 18.01.2016

Introducing a greenhouse gas reduction obligation for fuels throughout Europe and achieving continuous increases of the quota in Germany until 2020

During the international conference “Fuels of the Future”, the German biofuel industry promotes the introduction of a European-wide GHG reduction obligation for fuels and calls for enhanced climate protection on the basis of continuous increases of the existing GHG reduction quota in Germany until 2020. More than 500 participants from over 30 countries have followed the invitation launched by......

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