• 02 July 2020

    Save the date

    1st European-North American Conference on the Future of Liquid Heating Fuels

    For the first time ever, the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) and the European Heating Oil Association (Eurofuel) will host a virtual conference on liquid heating fuels in a carbon constrained world. 


  • 01 July 2020

    Our latest newsletter is out!

    Eurofuel newsletter #4
    Read the latest Eurofuel's newsletter which focuses on the EU German Presidency, the Renovation Wave, and Eurofuel's new interative webpage on the energy transition:


  • 30 June 2020

    Eurofuel Energy Day now online!

    In the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (22-26 June 2020), Eurofuel is launching a dedicated web-page with exclusive videos and content on the future of heating with liquid fuels. https://www.eurofuel.eu/energy-transition 


  • 10 June 2020

    Eurofuel's General Assembly elects its Board

    For the first time ever, Eurofuel had its General Assembly online on 10 June 2020.


  • 30 April 2020

    Read our latest newsletter

    Eurofuel Newsletter #3


  • 20 April 2020

    Low carbon fuels Biomass to Liquid

    Demonstration plants are already available for Biomass to Liquid process (BtL). BtL are drop in products. This means that they can be easily used in conventional liquid fuel heating systems. The benefit for the consumers is to keep their existing reliable heating system without the need for any major investment or significant changes , while contributing to the energy transition.


  • 02 April 2020

    Heating oil and #stayhome

    EUROFUEL members are committed to providing a safe and reliable heating. Aware that heating is a basic necessity and an essential and fundamental right (especially now that so many people are staying at home), heating oil suppliers keep delivering their customers and ensure that this is done safely, complying with strict sanitary rules.


  • 28 January 2020

    Heating with liquid fuels

    The 4 European associations active in the sector of heating oil and liquid fuels for heating present their strategy.


  • 31 December 2019

    Interview - Testing future fuels as a manufacturer

    Jérôme Lamey is the Sales and Marketing Director of Suntec Group, a leading gear pump manufacturer. He explains how Suntec is addressing the need to reduce green gas emissions for house heating.


  • 30 December 2019

    Renewable liquid fuels - the German example

    Philipp Engelkamp, Managing Director of Ineratec, and Moritz Bellingen, President of Eurofuel, explain how research and innovation will shape the energy transition - including for heating oil.

    A ‘Kanaal Z’ production https://youtu.be/gz0qwSKhw20 


  • 05 November 2019

    Fit for future fuels

    The new Eurofuel interview series introduces different companies and organisations dealing with greenhouse gas-reduced liquid fuels. Some of them do research in that field, others produce the fuels or products designed to work with them. One such company is SUNTEC from France, which has been testing its products with a range of future fuels since the beginning of the 90s.


  • 23 October 2019

    The future of liquid fuels is made in Karlsruhe

    FutureFuelsCamp visits INERATEC and KIT

    What will climate-friendly driving, flying and heating look like in the future?


  • 20 June 2019

    Eurofuel elects its Board


  • 15 April 2019

    Changes in the energy labeling of heaters

    The forthcoming changes in the energy labeling of space heaters was discussed recently all over Europe. Unfortunately the proposed changes are not easy to understand.


  • 30 November 2018

    'Clean Planet for All': An ambitious strategy for all?

    The European liquid fuel heating sector calls upon policy-makers to consider the needs of off-grid territories


  • 23 November 2018

    Long-Term Emissions Reduction: Stakeholders discuss Potential for Renewable Liquid Fuels


  • 29 October 2018

    Emissions reduction: EU's long-term strategy should consider future liquid fuels


  • 07 June 2018

    Eurofuel takes part in EU Energy Days 2018


  • 06 June 2018

    Future liquid fuels: An enabling framework is needed to facilitate cooperation and investment

    A week prior to the agreement on new EU renewable energy rules, experts and professionals of liquid fuels met in Brussels to discuss the perspectives for low-carbon liquids in the future energy and heat mix.


  • 24 May 2018

    Industry perspectives: Eurofuel to present market and regulatory trends at International Downstream Week 2018


  • 01 April 2018

    Just published: Eurofuel's April 2018 newsletter!

    Read our newsletter to find out more about latest EU developments affecting the liquid fuel heating sector and Eurofuel's activities


  • 08 February 2018

    Future liquid fuels: Eurofuel discusses potential for new fuels at Lignofuels 2018 conference

    Speaking at the Lignofuels 2018 conference in Amsterdam on 8 February 2018, Eurofuel discussed the role of innovative liquid fuels, including advanced biofuels, in future heating systems


  • 02 February 2018

    Eurofuel presents perspectives for liquid fuel heating at PLATTS conference

    Eurofuel discussed perspectives for the heating oil market and future liquid fuels at the Middle Distillates conference in Antwerp on 2 February 2018


  • 01 February 2018

    Eurofuel's February 2018 newsletter is out!

    Read our newsletter to find out more about latest EU developments affecting the liquid fuel heating sector and Eurofuel's activities


  • 30 January 2018

    Eurofuel pleads for open technology approach at German Heat Conference

    Adrian Willig (Eurofuel) took part in the German Heat Conference in Berlin on 30 January 2018


  • 17 January 2018

    Energy Efficiency and Renewables: An open approach is needed to achieve high ambitions

    Eurofuel’s reactive statement to the European Parliament’s plenary votes on the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Directives 


  • 15 December 2017

    Future Liquid Fuels from Theory to Practice: Eurofuel discusses perspectives with tomorrow’s fuel experts

    A delegation of Eurofuel’s Board of Directors met with experts and practitioners of future liquid fuels in Eastern Germany, to discuss the potential and perspectives of various technologies.


  • 06 December 2017

    Smart Solutions for Empowered Consumers: Hybrid Heating and Demand Side Management in Germany

    An old boiler in a small German town was converted into a state-of-the-art heating installation, combining on-site and local renewable energy, liquid fuel back-up heater and demand-side management system.


  • 28 November 2017

    Renewable Energy Directive: A future-proof legislation?

    Members of the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee adopted today an important report which should contribute to the deployment of renewable energy sources in various sectors, including heating and cooling.


  • 28 November 2017

    Energy Efficiency Directive: Setting the right priorities

    “Energy Efficiency First” has rightly become a central objective in the European Union’s energy and climate policies. This was confirmed with today’s vote on a revised directive on energy efficiency in the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee.


  • 10 November 2017

    Energy transition in heating: German experts debate perspectives for liquid fuels

    130 industry and scientific experts from the German energy sector met in Hamburg for the 8th Oil Symposium on 9 November 2017, jointly organised by Eurofuel’s German member IWO and the German Sanitation, Heating and Air Conditioning Association (ZVSHK).



  • 26 October 2017

    New leadership for our Technical Commission

    Christian Ulrich from IWO-Austria has become the new president of Eurofuel's technical body.


  • 24 October 2017

    “Golden-plating” in climate change policy: Austrian stakeholders call for technology-open approach

    A pragmatic approach prioritising efficiency improvements in buildings is needed to deliver on Europe’s climate and energy policy targets



  • 29 September 2017

    Study on greenhouse gas-reduced liquid fuels: Policy-makers welcome a knowledge “gap-filler” for Europe

    A study on future liquid fuels for heating was well received by leading EU policy-makers working on the Renewable Energy Directive


  • 26 September 2017

    Renewable and low-carbon energy in heating: Study shows high potential of liquid fuels

    A new study presented to EU policy-makers assesses the technical possibilities, climate impact and costs of innovative liquid fuels which may progressively supply Europe’s 20 million homes heated with oil


  • 22 June 2017

    Eurofuel briefed EU audiences about future liquid fuels for heating

    What are the perspectives for liquid fuels to provide tomorrow’s homes with heat? How will oil heating adjust overtime to the requirements of an increasingly decarbonised society, while continuing to provide reliable and cost-effective solutions to customers?


  • 29 May 2017

    Energy Performance of Buildings Directive: Maintaining and further developing information tools for sound energy improvement decisions

    As the European Parliament presents a draft report on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), the liquid fuel heating sector supports comparative labelling of existing and new heating systems, as well as buildings’ performance certificates and regular inspections, to encourage energy upgrades in buildings.

    pdfRead our position paper

  • 29 May 2017

    Energy Efficiency Directive: Fair and flexible legislation needed to boost energy savings

    The liquid fuel heating sector welcomes the “Energy Efficiency First” principle put forward by the European Commission. The proposal to recast the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) should in our view be amended to properly encourage savings for all energy users.

    pdfRead our position paper

  • 29 May 2017

    Renewable Energy Directive: Facilitating a progressive and open integration of renewables in heating and cooling

    The liquid fuel heating sector calls for an open and future-proof approach to ensure the deployment of renewable energy in heating with a stable energy supply.

    pdfRead our position paper

  • 06 December 2016

    Eurofuel Policy Dialogue: Liquid fuels are part of the solution!

    Eurofuel organised a Policy Dialogue with Marie Donnelly on 6 December 2016, to discuss the challenges and opportunities created for liquid fuels in heating by the “Winter Package”. 


  • 30 November 2016

    “Clean Energy for All Europeans”: Eurofuel supports policies that deliver real savings for all consumers

    The liquid fuel heating sector welcomes the “Energy Efficiency First” principle and calls for a fair and progressive transition to a low-carbon energy that facilitates innovation in Europe.

    pdfRead our full press release

  • 29 November 2016

    District heating is not (always) worth it

    Governments can achieve their energy policy objectives more cheaply with renovated individual heating systems than with local and district heating networks. 


  • 14 October 2016

    Finland : The continuing positive story of the Oil Sector Energy Efficiency Agreement


  • 28 September 2016

    Belgium: How heating oil will continue to play a major role in an evolving energy mix


  • 13 September 2016

    Liquid fuel heating sector supports European Parliament’s call for more efficient heating systems


  • 12 July 2016

    Heating and Cooling Strategy: Liquid fuel heating sector welcomes MEPs’ boost to energy upgrades


  • 06 July 2016

    Energy labelling: Eurofuel welcomes MEPs’ confirmed support for a realistic reform


  • 29 June 2016

    Power-to-Heat improves heating cost balance by 21 percent


  • 17 June 2016

    Energy labelling: Eurofuel welcomes the European Parliament’s realistic approach to rescaling


  • 15 June 2016

    Eurofuel appoints Dr. Ernst-Moritz Bellingen as President to succeed Jeremy Hawksley

    Convening in Leuven (Belgium) on 10 June 2016 for a General Assembly, the members of the European Heating Oil Association (Eurofuel) unanimously elected Dr. Ernst-Moritz Bellingen as their new President. Dr. Bellingen is the Energy Policy Director of the German Institute for Heating and Oil Technology (IWO) and will succeed Jeremy Hawksley as President of the EU-wide association representing the oil heating sector.