Biofuels are not a cost-effective means of reducing emissions from road transport and pose significant sustainability problems, a new study from independent think-tank Chatham House has suggested. Current biofuels are a more expensive source of energy than fossil fuels and have lower energy densities, meaning that greater volumes of fuel are required, said the report. In terms of reducing emissions, the carbon abatement costs resulting from their use, excluding emissions from indirect land-use change, come to $165-$1,100 per tonne of […]
The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles.
New research from the Gas Vehicle Network (GVN) has shown that in 2019 almost 80% of the total dispensed volume of gas for transport fuel was biomethane – a renewable and sustainable low carbon option.
Boughey Distribution parent NWF Group has revealed that its pre-tax profit fell by a third, despite a 16% increase in revenue. Revenue rose to £540.2m for the year-ending 31 May, up from £463.8m 2011. However pre-tax profit dropped to £5.1m, compared to £7.6m in the previous financial year. Chief executive Richard Whiting says: “NWF has delivered a profit in line with the board’s expectations and has been successful in reducing debt further than expected.” Fuel division NWF Fuels continues to […]