Biofuels barometer 2018
Agreements on the broad lines of the future renewable energy directive, REDII, have brought the period of uncertainty surrounding the future of biofuel to a close. Its clarifications and the proposed development framework should improve the sector’s structure in the fundamental sense of the forthcoming climate energy package goals… namely in the combat against climate warming. This expected outcome is borne out by the biofuel consumption figures in transport. Following several years of stability, it picked up steam in 2017 (rising by 9.2%), to reach 15.5 Mtoe.