Climate transition: EU grants €1.1bn funded by revenues from Emissions Trading System

The projects are deploying low carbon technologies at industrial scale, covering key sectors such as hydrogen, steel, chemicals, cement, solar energy, biofuels and CCS

Renewable Energy Group boosts biodiesel production

It currently produces 50 million gallons each year of fuel made from feedstocks

Ireland boosts energy research projects with €19.8m

One of the projects promises to give a sustainable decommissioning solution for wind turbines

ExxonMobil buys stake in Norwegian biofuels company

The oil major struck a deal that would enable it to buy three million barrels of biofuels a year

British Olympians join Extinction Rebellion protest at Hampshire oil refinery

The activists are protesting against ExxonMobil’s reported plans to expand its fossil fuel extraction

Shell to build ‘one of Europe’s biggest’ biofuels facilities

The 820,000-tonne a year plant in the Netherlands will help to meet the growing demand from the transport sector, including hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as heavy road transport and aviation

Australia introduces new rules to support priority low emission technologies

The government has allocated AUD$192.5m for programmes, including reducing barriers to the use of EVs or vehicles powered by biofuels or clean hydrogen

US announces $34m to produce low carbon biofuels for planes and ships

The Department of Energy believes biofuels will play an important role in reaching the goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050

US renewable energy consumption reaches ‘record high’ in 2020

Latest statistics reveal renewable energy was the only source of US energy consumption that increased last year from 2019 – fossil fuel and nuclear power usage both declined

US commits $35m to make biofuels cleaner

Beneficiaries will explore ways to decarbonise biorefining processes