New initiative aims to accelerate low carbon energy technologies

The Low Carbon Resources Initiative is targeting advancements in hydrogen, ammonia, synthetic fuels and biofuels

US invests $97m in bioenergy research and development

Projects aim to improve the performance and lower the cost and risk of technologies that can be used to produce biofuels, biopower and bio-products from biomass and waste resources

UK net zero aviation takes off with the launch of Jet Zero Council

Project aims for net zero carbon flying and the government has also reiterated its support to a waste-to-jet-fuel project

ENGIE joins project to decarbonise bio-refinery in Rotterdam with renewable hydrogen

The project is regarded as the ‘first multi-megawatt high-temperature electrolyser’

FinCo Fuel buys biofuel producer GoodFuels

GoodFuels said its acquisition will allow it to gain access to additional sourcing, supply management and logistical expertise

New $570m plan for energy efficient homes in Mongolia

A third of the population live in urban ger areas, or settlements of low and middle income households, which suffer from poor sanitation and inadequate solid waste management

BP and Bunge bond over bioenergy in Brazil

The joint venture aims to become a highly efficient producer of sugarcane ethanol and generate renewable electricity

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Biomass ‘now provides 11% of UK’s electricity’

The Renewable Energy Association says this is equivalent to four Sizewell B Nuclear power stations

New fuel labels to provide biofuel content to drivers

The labels will appear on the pumps at every forecourt and on the filler caps of all new vehicles by September 2019

EU Parliament approves energy efficiency, renewable targets

The new rules are expected to help households and businesses reduce their energy bills while cutting carbon emissions