The Alternative and Renewable Transport (ART) Fuel Forum, established under EC financing and bringing together high-level representatives from the advanced biofuels, renewable fuels and CCU industry and the transport sector, has published a Position paper about the Biogas Done Right concept and its applicability for biomethane production and utilization in transport.
The ART Fuels Biomethane group strongly recommends to include the so called “Biogas Done Right” agricultural system with sequential cropping under the advanced biofuel definition in the EU legislation (RED 2009/28/EC Annex IX, Part A and RED II). It corresponds entirely to the definition in Article 2 of the Directive EU 2015/1513. The group considers the closed cycle of Biogas Done Right with food, feed and biomethane production as a most environmental friendly and low iLUC biofuel production without competing against food or feed.READ NOW
DG Climate Action of the European Commission has opened a Public Consultation on the Establishment of the Innovation Fund that addresses future public support to advanced biofuels and other emerging low-carbon technologies. The Alternative and Renewable Transport (ART) Fuel Forum, consisting of members that are directly affected stakeholders, recognizes financing as one of its main strategic areas in which the Forum intends to give policy recommendations. Thus, the coordination team of the ART Fuels Forum has contributed to this consultation by drafting a Position Paper on the Establishment of the Innovation Fund.READ NOW
The Alternative and Renewable Transport (ART) Fuel Forum, established under EC financing and bringing together high-level representatives from the advanced biofuels, renewable fuels and CCU industry and the transport sector, has published a Position paper as response to the call for feedback in the initiative of the EC: Post 2020 light vehicle CO2 Regulation(s).READ NOW
The ART Fuels Forum has released a Joint Statement on the RED II proposal: The objective of the Renewable Energy Directive must be to establish the best conditions to optimize the use of renewable energy in transportation and to limit the use of fossil fuels.READ NOW
The ART Fuels Forum has published a position paper to address industry concerns on the potential consequences of the current policy proposals (RED II) for the Power-to-X pathway.READ NOW
The project promotional flyer, providing condensed information about the Forum, can be now found here.READ NOW
The ART Fuels Forum has published its position on the RED II proposal in the form of Key Messages categorized in four broad categories, namely:
(1) Advanced Biofuel Definition,
(2) Targets, Mandates and Penalties,
(3) Policy Framework and Support Schemes,
(4) Emissions and Sustainability Criteria.
The Forum has also prepared Sector-specific Messages for RED II, pertinent to the main focus of the considered ART Fuels production and transport consumption industries, as well as Messages covering the International perspective of RED II.
The messages have been consolidated based on the input of the approximately 100 Forum experts following a thorough internal consultation procedure.