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Climate Change & Sustainability

The Renewable Energy Directive (RED) for Suppliers into the European Marketplace

1 day

The Renewable Energy Directive and its sister Fuel Quality Directive are placing increasing requirements on the suppliers of biomass, biofuels and bioliquids into the European Market both to demonstrate the sustainable credentials of the products placed on the European Market and establish clearly defined and demonstrable chains-of-custody. This course is designed to give the background and information necessary to manufacturers, suppliers and traders in the biofuels sector to supply with confidence into the European market.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course candidates will be able to e.g. 

  • Understand the requirements of the RED and FQD
  • Understand the needs of customers in Europe or of those of customers supplying into the European marketplace
  • Appreciate the needs of mass balance reporting systems
  • Review contract processes and documentation to satisfy independent audit requirements



Course Agenda

9.00-9.30    Meet and greet
9.30-10.00  Introductions and Agenda
10.00-10.45 Background to the RED

10.45-11.00 BREAK

11.00-12.00 The key Requirements of the RED & FQD
12.00-13.00 Sustainability Criteria and Mass-balance considerations.

13.00-13.45 LUNCH

13.45-15.00 GHG Savings Calculations
15.00-15.30 Workshop – Part 1 – Issues around land use.

15.30-15.45 BREAK

15.45-16.30 Workshop – Part 2 – Mass balance calculations
16.30-17.00 Market opportunities
17.00-17.30 Q&A and course Evaluation

Business Needs

Sustainability, Sustainability Reporting, Investment risk, Finance, Regulatory, Compliance, Carbon Reporting, Energy, Verification, Environmental Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibilty, Biofuels.

Knowledge Level

No previous knowledge is required.
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