Topics / Low-carbon fuels

Low Carbon Fuel Standards (LCFS) are performance based regulations aiming to reduce the lifecycle carbon intensity of the transport fuel supply. By imposing minimum carbon reductions on fuel suppliers that increase over time, they force some combination of the adoption of low carbon alternative fuels and reductions in the carbon intensity of conventional fossil fuel supplies.

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Summary of the progress towards and challenges to the commercialization of sustainable alternative aviation fuels.

Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels

Estimates the cost-effectiveness, greenhouse gas savings, and additional technical potential for using renewable methane from sustainable feedstocks in France, Italy, and Spain in 2030

2019.01.15

Summary of the progress towards and challenges to the commercialization of sustainable alternative aviation fuels.

Publication: Briefing
2018.12.11
Earlier this year, India approved a sweeping update to its National Policy on Biofuels, which lays out an ambitious plan to substantially increase domestic biofuel prod
Blog Post
2018.12.03
The European Commission’s recast Renewable Energy Directive to 2030 (RED II) includes a provision to phase out the contribution of biofuels produced from feedstocks that are high-ILUC risk by 2030.
Blog Post
2018.11.30

Details on the latest measures that select European Union member states are taking to support advanced alternative fuels

Publication: Policy update
2018.11.15
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) appears to believe that the international aviation industry can meet its
Blog Post
2018.11.05

Estimates the cost-effectiveness, greenhouse gas savings, and additional technical potential for using renewable methane from sustainable feedstocks in France, Italy, and Spain in 2030

Publication: Working paper
2018.11.01
There’s no room for natural gas in a fully decarbonized future.
Blog Post
2018.10.31
We often hear about how biofuels and other alternative fuels will be needed to decarbonize the aviation sector in the long-run. How easy or difficult will this be to achieve?
Blog Post
2018.10.24
In the aviation industry’s vision of the future, neatly laid out by the International Civil Aviation Organization, airlines ca
Blog Post
2018.10.16

Summarizes ICCT research on the 2050 potential for low-carbon renewable methane in the EU

Publication: Briefing

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