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Campaign for renewable liquid fuels reaches crucial stage

In June the Future Ready Fuel campaign reached a key moment. With the support of OFTEC and UKIFDA, the Cornish MP, George Eustice, submitted amendments to the Government’s Energy Bill to enable oil properties to switch to a renewable liquid fuel at affordable cost.

Cornish MP, George Eustice, submitted amendments to the Government’s Energy Bill to enable oil properties to switch to a renewable liquid fuel at affordable cost

If successful, this would give our industry a viable pathway to transition from kerosene to a renewable liquid fuel such as HVO, securing a long-term future for our industry. Even more importantly, it will help to prevent off-gas grid households and businesses from being treated unfairly, by giving them more affordable and less disruptive choices.

Working closely with George Eustice’s team, we succeeded in getting the story onto the front pages, with coverage in many national newspapers, on TV and radio. This has made a massive difference to our campaign, building support and increasing the pressure on the Government to accept the amendment . . .

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