• 31 May 2024

    New Blog: Exploring Consumer Insights - awareness, opinion and willingness to use low-carbon liquid fuels in Belgium

    Our member, in4fuels, recently conducted the "Fuels of the Future Survey" to gain valuable consumer insights into the evolving energy market. With 5,263 participants, this survey offers a broad representation of Belgian heating oil users.


    Click here to read more!


  • 06 May 2024

    Eurofuel's Policy Priorities 2024-2029: Ensuring a Sustainable and Affordable Energy Transition

    In the wake of unprecedented challenges in the energy landscape, Eurofuel stands at the forefront, advocating for pragmatic solutions that balance environmental sustainability with affordability and reliability. As the representative body for the European liquid heating fuel sector, Eurofuel is committed to driving the transition towards low-carbon energy sources while ensuring the continued comfort and affordability of heating for European citizens. 

    Read more...


  • 23 April 2024

    New Blog: The Renewable Fuel Revolution: Heating of the Future

    Renewable energy has become a major topic of discussion due to concerns about environmental sustainability and climate change.

    Learn more about Dr. Ernst-Moritz Bellingen, President of Eurofuel, insights in this interview.

     

    Read more...


  • 08 April 2024

    New Blog: Switzerland has a new CO2 Act without strict bans on oil heating

    In 2021, the existing CO2 Act of 2011 was revised in Switzerland and heavily criticised as it contained rules that would have been equal to a ban on oil heating. Various planned measures would have significantly increased the cost of fossil fuels and heating oil, which was unpopular with the citizens.

    Read more here!


  • 25 March 2024

    New blog: Green Fuels Ready - Small label stands for future-proofing

    The German building sector contributes significantly to CO2 emissions, making it vital for the country's energy transition goals. The recent amendment to the Building Energy Act mandates the use of renewable energy in heating systems, with the introduction of the Green Fuels Ready label for identifying approved systems capable of utilizing renewable fuels.

    The Green Fuels Ready label, developed by the BDH and en2x, offers guidance for modernising heating systems to align with renewable energy targets.

    Read more here!


  • 13 March 2024

    Press release: Eurofuel welcomes European Parliament's Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

    Eurofuel, the European Liquid Heating Fuels Association, welcomes the European Parliament's adoption of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) at its first reading.

    Read more...


  • 27 February 2024

    New blog: HVO demonstration project in UK and Ireland

    After three successful heating seasons, a full report on work designed to demonstrate the viability of HVO in heating has been published. This UK project, which was funded entirely by industry, focussed on the real-world use of HVO, so existing heating systems were utilised in the 126 participating homes and nine non-domestic buildings.

    Read more here!


  • 08 February 2024

    EUROFUEL NEWSLETTER #1

    Read our first newsletter in 2024: we review the relevant legislative developments that took place in the last months of 2023. We also look at an upcoming critical period, as we prepare for the EU elections. 

    Read more!


  • 29 January 2024

    New blog: Informazout becomes in4fuels

    Our Belgium member Informazout has changed its name and is now called in4fuels. Why and what does the new name stand for?

    Read more in our blog!


  • 15 January 2024

    New blog: Finnish fire station heats up with renewable heating oil

    Located in the Kerava-Tuusula area in Finland, the fire station has adopted a unique and environmentally friendly heating solution. Managed by Kerava Energy, a compact container has been the primary source of heat for the fire station since its completion. For the past couple of years, the station has exclusively used renewable heating oil. Transitioning to renewable heating oil was a hassle-free operation, requiring only minor adjustments to the burner and the replacement of the flame detector.

    Find out more in our blog...


  • 02 January 2024

    New blog: Citizens' Forum in Austria

    In Austria, oil-heating households have their say: Since the end of 2022 EWO (Energie.Wärme.Österreich) – the Austrian competence centre for domestic heating and liquid fuels - has been touring Austria. As part of the citizens' forum, members of oil-heating households were discussing a climate-friendly future for domestic heating.

    Read the whole post here...


  • 19 December 2023

    New blog: What next for liquid fuel heating in the UK?

    Since 2016, the UK’s heat policy has proposed that off-gas grid buildings be transitioned to low carbon heating early in the process of achieving net zero. The installation of fossil fuel appliances such as oil and LPG was to be phased out by 2026, with heat pumps the intended replacement technology.

    Read more about the situation in the UK here!


  • 01 November 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #6

    Hot from the press: EUROFUEL newsletter no. 6 in 2023!

    Read the sixth edition this year. While we fast approach the end of this eventful year, we look at the critical discussions ongoing both at EU and international level.

    Read the newsletter here...


  • 01 September 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #5

    Our newest EUROFUEL newsletter after summerbreak!

    Read the fifth edition this year. We dive back into the legislative season after the summer break, taking stock of some significant developments that occurred in the last few weeks, while looking at the next key dates for the oil heating industry and the broader energy sector.

    Eurofuel - Newsletters


  • 30 June 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #4

    Our last EUROFUEL newsletter before the Summer!

    In this edition, we delve into several significant topics, including the ongoing discussions on ecodesign and energy labelling rules and the trialogue negotiations on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

    Eurofuel - Newsletters


  • 04 May 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #3

    The third EUROFUEL newsletter of 2023 looks primarily at the arduous challenge posed to our industry by the recently published draft act revising the ecodesign and energy labelling rules for space heaters. At the same time, we also take stock of the fast-approaching end of the long legislative marathon of the EU Green Deal.

    Eurofuel - Newsletters


  • 16 March 2023

    Eurofuel welcomes the recognition of the role of liquid fuels in decarbonising heating

    The European Parliament adopted on 14 March 2023 its position on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).

    Read more...


  • 09 March 2023

    Joint Statement on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

    4 associations active in the liquid heating fuels industry, namely ECFD (European Confederation of Fuel Distributors), Eurofuel (European Liquid Heating Fuels Association), FuelsEurope (European Petroleum Refiners Association) and UPEI (Europe's Independent Fuel Suppliers), publish a joint letter on the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).

    Eurofuel - Publications - Joint Statement on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)


  • 03 March 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #2

    Hot from the press! The latest Eurofuel newsletter is out. We are discussing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and the Green Industrial Plan.

    https://www.eurofuel.eu/publications/newsletters


  • 24 February 2023

    The role of renewable liquid fuels in the energy transition

    Sandrine Devos, Secretary General at Eurofuel, discusses the importance of renewable liquid fuels and the important issues to be tackled in order to maintain a sustainable supply in Innovation News Network

    Full article: https://www.innovationnewsnetwork.com/role-renewable-liquid-fuels-energy-transition/30128/


  • 09 January 2023

    Eurofuel newsletter #1

    The first Eurofuel newsletter of the year is available! Check https://eurofuel.eu/publications/newsletters… to get a look back and a look forward on the Fit for 55 Package.