Archive for July, 2011

  • EU powers ahead with ’sustainable’ biofuel certification schemes

    Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

    The EU has granted approval to the first seven biofuel schemes to be officially certified as sustainable, despite concerns from some green groups over the methods used to ensure the resulting biofuels will cut greenhouse gas emissions.
    European commissioner for energy Günther Oettinger yesterday confirmed the seven voluntary certifcation schemes, which are intended to demonstrate that [...]