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Volume 15, Issue 6
Published: October 29, 2019
The sustainable energy solution

Channoil Consulting’s Mark Waddington examines the future of sustainable fuels, EU Renewable Energy directives, supplier requirements and the impact this could have on the European storage sector

As the world looks for more sustainable energy solutions, a big feature in the transition to sustainability will be biofuels.
Currently, Europe is at the forefront of implementing mandates to move the industry towards high levels of renewable fuel in the transport fuel pool. What happens in Europe will provide a barometer for other parts of the world as they move increasingly to biofuels as part of the sustainable solution.
The mandates in Europe will have implications on trade flows of renewable fuel, feedstocks and finished components. They will also have important implications for the activities of storage companies. It is important to examine the background behind the changes happening in Europe, how these changes are expected to impact storage companies as well as look ahead to see where this might lead both in Europe and in other demand regions.

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An energy storage frontrunner
Following First State Investment’s acquisition of Vopak’s former Amsterdam terminal, Evos Amsterdam is wellpositionedto become a frontrunner in current and new forms of energy storage & distribution The Evos Amsterdam terminal has significant potential to be one of the storage leaders in the global energy transition as well as cementing its position in the clean petroleum products market following its acquisition by First State Investment...
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The sustainable energy solution
Channoil Consulting’s Mark Waddington examines the future of sustainable fuels, EU Renewable Energy directives, supplier requirements and the impact this could have on the European storage sector As the world looks for more sustainable energy solutions, a big feature in the transition to sustainability will be biofuels...
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Fuelling the future
An innovative new carrier technology that makes hydrogen easier and safer to store, transport & distribute is the first step in facilitating global hydrogen supply to industrial energy sectors The role of renewable energies in reducing the environmental burden of global energy emissions has resulted in an increase in innovative technologies to unlock their full potential...
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A greener storage future
As sustainability firmly takes the spotlight across the globe, storage operators are embarking on initiatives to future proof their businesses by ensuring they remain a relevant part of the new energy supply chain...
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Decarbonising the EU economy
For those of you who are new to FETSA, it is the Federation of European Tank Storage Associations...
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Europe's LNG potential
North West Europe’s leading LNG hub continues to break records as a global supply glut results in increased throughput and loading activity In a few short years Gate Terminal has seen LNG activity surge considerably at its facility as global production capacity increases against growing interest in the environmentally friendly fuel product...
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Oil market vulnerabilities exposed
An attack on two oil facilities in the world’s largest crude oil exporting county sent shockwaves throughout oil markets and raised concerns about the vulnerability of the global supply chain...
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