Biofuels in France

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Overview of biofuels in France - from feedstock to end use view info >>

Biofuels ministries, organisations and agencies in France view info >>

Key biofuels industry and research stakeholders in France view info >>

Advanced biofuels demonstrations and R&D Projects in France view info >>

Biofuels policy, regulations, market development and support in France view info >>

Overview of biofuels in France - from feedstock to end use

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Biofuels ministries, organisations and agencies in France

 

Key biofuels industry and research stakeholders in France

 

Advanced biofuels demonstrations and R&D Projects in France

  • FUTUROL pre-industrial pilot plant at Pomacle-Bazancourt
  • BioTfueL is a joint Biomass-to-Liquid demonstration project launched by five French partners and Uhde. BioTfueL aims to integrate all the stages of the BtL process chain and bring them to market.
  • Air Liquide and CEA, France, are developing an innovative process for converting biomass into synthesis gas - the SYNDIÈSE-BtS project, Bure-Saudron.
  • Total S.A. has announced an investment of €200m to convert the La Mède oil refinery in southern France to a biorefinery producing renewable diesel from UCO and other feedstocks.

 

Biofuels policy, regulations, market development and support in France

Renewable Energy Action Plans

Promotion of biofuels in France

Transition énergétique pour la croissance verte

The draft 'Loi de transition énergétique' in France includes a commitment to increasing the share of renewables in transport fuels to 15% by 2015. The legislation incorporates a progressive strategy to support development of advanced biofuels from wastes.

Further information on the transition énergétique pour la croissance verte.

Asssemblee nationale page on the transition énergétique pour la croissance verte

Development of aviation biofuels

Development of aviation biofuels in France