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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Estimate of renewable methane production potential in Belgium and the cost of greenhouse gas reductions through increased renewable methane deployment through 2050.

Policies that support lignocellulosic and waste feedstocks generally would facilitate the long-term development of the alternative jet fuel industry

Examines the cost of alternate marine fuels and presents a pathway for replacing heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

2019.03.22

Estimate of renewable methane production potential in Belgium and the cost of greenhouse gas reductions through increased renewable methane deployment through 2050.

Publication: Working paper
2019.03.20
It may not be the “palm ban” the media was talking about last year, but the European Co
Blog Post
2019.03.20

Policies that support lignocellulosic and waste feedstocks generally would facilitate the long-term development of the alternative jet fuel industry

Publication: Working paper
2019.02.18

Examines the cost of alternate marine fuels and presents a pathway for replacing heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

Publication: Working paper
2019.02.01

A análise considera tecnologias para motores e combustíveis alternativos para ônibus que contribuem para o cumprimento dos alvos de 10 e 20 anos para redução de emissões de escapamento da frota

Publication: White paper
2019.01.30

Overview of key international factors affecting Indonesian palm oil demand, including biofuel and trade policies and other market drivers

Publication: Briefing
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.
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