Policy Sam Morgan - 14/November/2023

E-fuels in bid to keep pace with batteries

Synthetic electrofuels are predicted to work decarbonisation wonders in the aviation and shipping sectors. In road transport, however, experts and industry largely believe there is little room for e-fuels in the mix but the technology nonetheless has a small yet ardent fanbase

Elevate your listening experience, try our app - iOS / Android The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of FORESIGHT Climate & Energy While e-fuels have been accepted as a potential option for the aviation and shipping sectors, the debate around use in the road sector debate is less clear-cut SHORT TERM OPTIONS Advocates claim e-fuels will support existing vehicles that are still roadworthy after decarbonisation milestones RACE TO THE TOP Motorsports are testing and developing synthetic e-fuels in a bid to make high-performance vehicles more sustainable KEY QUOTE There needs to be more targeted allocation of e-fuels. It cannot simply be used for sectors that are easy t ...

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