EU is challenged to curb its rising energy consumption

Eurostat published early 2019 a press release that in 2017 energy consumption in the EU, again, has increased 1% compared to the year before. For three years in a row now energy consumption in EU28 is increasing. This makes it more difficult to achieve the energy efficiency improvement target. In …

EU is challenged to curb its rising energy consumption Read More

Verkoop nieuwe personenauto’s en de klimaatopdracht

Nederlandse wagenpark blijft groeien Sinds 2000 zijn er 32% meer auto’s op de weg gekomen. Gemiddeld genomen zijn deze 17% zwaarder geworden. De gewichtstoename komt deels door EU-eisen ten aanzien van veiligheid en deels door meer zware auto’s op de weg. Gekeken vanuit ambities van een circulaire economie met beperken grondstofgebruik betekent deze …

Verkoop nieuwe personenauto’s en de klimaatopdracht Read More

Carbon footprint bio-LNG

For: Rolande BV [Jun – Oct 2018] For Rolande BV, studio Gear Up developed an Excel calculation tool to determine the well-to-wheel carbon intensity of i) bio-LNG from different feedstock origins and different production sites, and ii) variable mixtures of LNG and bio-LNG. The tool will help Rolande and its …

Carbon footprint bio-LNG Read More

Nederland zeker nog geen koploper op klimaatgebied

Fractievoorzitters Buma en Dijkhoff kunnen rustig gaan slapen door Eric van den Heuvel, Loes Knotter Tijdens de algemene beschouwingen maakten fractievoorzitters Buma (CDA) en Dijkhoff (VVD) zich zorgen dat Nederland met haar plannen voor sterke CO2-reductie in 2030 te ver voor de troepen uit loopt. Ze hoeven zich geen zorgen …

Nederland zeker nog geen koploper op klimaatgebied Read More

Expert to Sub Group Alternative Fuels in Cities

For: DG MOVE – European Commission [Jan – Oct 2017] The Sustainable Transport Forum (STF) has been formed following the publication of the Directive on the Deployment for an Alternative Fuels Infrastructure. In this forum stakeholders in alternative fuels discuss and provide recommendations to the European Commission. Under the STF several …

Expert to Sub Group Alternative Fuels in Cities Read More

RED-2 of European Commission should limit fossil, not renewable fuels

Stagnation of share of renewables in transport in post-2020 period Since early 2000s biofuels in transport have been supported by policy. For two reasons. One is the contribution they make to carbon reduction and the other for their capacity to reducing the fossil oil dependency of the transport sector. Biofuels are …

RED-2 of European Commission should limit fossil, not renewable fuels Read More

Associate to Refuel BV

For: Refuel BV [Feb – Jun 2017] Refuel’s mission is to contribute to a more sustainable transport fuels market. Refuel is active as strategic advisor to organizations active in the downstream oil market. Also interim management services are provided to these companies. In an assignment to Refuel to a private …

Associate to Refuel BV Read More

Full Focus on electric vehicles is not enough to bring down carbon emissions in the Netherlands

Although December 2016 showed another record-high for electric vehicles in the Netherlands, also other low-carbon options are urgently needed to further reduce transport emissions. 31,6%, in December 2016, was the highest share for full electric (FEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) passengers vehicles in the monthly new car registrations in …

Full Focus on electric vehicles is not enough to bring down carbon emissions in the Netherlands Read More

Scroll to Top