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Increasing the use of sustainable biofuels is the most effective way to reduce the carbon intensity of fuels for the transport and energy sectors in the European Union.
Waste and residues from agricultural activities have the best potential to deliver zeroemissions energy as traditional sources of farm emissions from the biodegradation of farm wastes are converted into renewable sources of energy.
The European Union, in its drive to decarbonise, has opened a new session for public input into sustainable biofuels and biogases: Sustainable biofuels and biogases are important to increase the share of renewable energy in sectors that are difficult to decarbonise, such as the aviation and maritime sector.
There is an approved list of sustainable biofuel feedstocks in Annex IX (Parts A and B) to this regulation. The Commission must regularly review the list and add any feedstocks to the Annex that meet the criteria set out in Article 28(6).
Raising issues
The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) has noted with concern that an assessment of feedstocks awarded by the European Commission (DG ENER) under Tender ENER/ C1/2019-412 to a...

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