Vivergo in the news

24 October 2017: London Evening Standard
A letter in the London Evening Standard from Vivergo Fuel’s head of government affairs, Richard Royal, on the T-charge introduction, proposed to tackle air quality, and why E10 could be the more immediate alternative.

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20 September 2017: Biofuels International
Vivergo Fuels welcomes the launch of a new All-Party Parliamentary Group for British bioethanol.

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18 September 2017: Farmers Guardian
The NFU and Vivergo Fuels issue warning around the proposals to limit the volume of crop-based biofuels in the UK to one of the lowest levels in Europe as it could leave arable farmers at a major competitive disadvantage.

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15 September 2017: Biofuels International
Vivergo Fuels welcomes UK government’s proposals on renewable fuels, but expresses concerns for the future of the bioethanol industry.

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11 September 2017: Biofuels International
Vivergo Fuel’s head of government affairs, Richard Royal, comments on reducing emissions in a transport feature. Royal highlights the delayed Air Quality Report and overlooked the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO).

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10 September 2017: Feed Navigator
The UK government’s proposal of a 2% crop cap would be disastrous for bioethanol producers, farmers and the wheat sector.

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25 July 2017: Biofuels International
A survey of over 25,000 motorists by Fair Fuel UK, reveals that over 82% of motorists support the Government promoting E10, the more environmentally friendly fuel.

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10 July 2017: Business Green
Clare Wenner, Head of Renewable Transport at The Renewable Energy Association on why clarity is needed around the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation. Read more on Business Green.

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7 July 2017: Huffington Post
Clare Wenner, Head of Renewable Transport at The Renewable Energy Association explains why electric vehicles alone aren’t the silver bullet for addressing worsening air quality. Read more on the Huffington Post.

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5 July 2017: London Evening Standard
A letter in London Evening Standard from The Renewable Energy Association’s Head of Renewable Transport, Clare Wenner, says claims that electric vehicles will represent the majority of vehicles in the next 10 years is overly optimistic. Read more on the London Evening Standard.

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22 June 2017: Hull Daily Mail
Vivergo Fuels is delighted to have been handed the ‘highly commended’ award at the 2017 Renewable Energy Association Awards in recognition of its work to advance renewables over the past year. Read more on the Hull Daily Mail.

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12 April 2017: The Scottish Farmer
The Scottish Farmer reports on the Department of Transport’s proposals to limit the amount of crops used to produce fuels such as ethanol. Read more on The Scottish Farmer.

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14 March 2017: Yorkshire Post
Mark Casci reports on the current situation for the bioethanol industry in regards to the proposed 2% crop cap and the possible risks to the bioethanol industry. Read more in The Yorkshire Post.

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13 March 2017: Insider Yorkshire
We use 1.1m tonnes of feed-wheat from 900 farms averaging 55km from Hull, the proposed Government crop cap threatens this. Read more in the Yorkshire Business Insider.

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8 March 2017: Holderness Gazette
Farmer John Holtby and MP Graham Stuart tell the Holderness Gazette why a low crop cap risks the bioethanol industry, the jobs it supports and the livelihoods of the region’s farmers. Read more in the Holderness Gazette.

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8 March 2017: Biofuels International
The Government’s recommended crop cap could mean the closure of the bioethanol industry. Read more in Biofuels International.

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4 March 2017: Farmers Guardian
The bioethanol industry supports thousands of agricultural jobs and helps create a stable market for UK arable farmers. Read more in the Farmers Guardian.

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2 March 2017: Argus Media
A Q&A with our managing director, Mark Chesworth, on how Vivergo could help the UK meet its 2020 renewables targets and the current state of the bioethanol industry. Read more in Argus Media.

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23 February 2017: Hull Daily Mail
If the Government fails to support the bioethanol industry 150 jobs at our Saltend plant will be at risk. Read more in the Hull Daily Mail.

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21 February 2017: Financial Times
The bioethanol industry is at risk unless the Government backtracks on a recent recommendation. Read more in the Financial Times.

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23 January 2017: Politico
The potential closure of the bioethanol industry and phasing out of biofuels would have negative implications for Europe’s farmers. Read more in Politico.

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11 November 2016: Hull Bondholders
Vivergo supports farmers and the wider UK wheat market. Read more on Hull Bondholders.

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10 November 2016: Farming UK
Vivergo calls on the Government to provide greater certainty for the UK’s bioethanol industry to support the livelihoods of UK farmers. Read more from Farming UK.

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29 October 2016: The Yorkshire Post
Alan Johnson, Labour MP for West Hull and Hessle, discusses Hull UK City of Culture and why the city should be proud of its advances in green energy. Read more from The Yorkshire Post.

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11 October 2016: Biofuels International
Vivergo is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Royal, as its new head of government affairs. Read more via Biofuels International.

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4 October 2016: TheBusinessDesk.com
Vivergo is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Royal, as its new head of government affairs. Read more via TheBusinessDesk.com.

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17 August 2016: Business Quarterly
Vivergo announces its partnership with Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Vivergo was an original Bid Angel for the campaign and is now a City Partner aiming to put Hull on the map as the UK’s energy estuary. Read more via Business Quarterly.

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17 April 2016: The Guardian
The Guardian reports on the future of farming, including biofuels and our operations. Read more from The Guardian.

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