UKIFDA

Calls for nationwide rollout as over 100 oil homes switch to fossil-free HVO

Calls for the government to back a wider rollout of the renewable liquid fuel HVO continue to grow following the announcement that over 100 oil heated properties across the UK have now converted to the fossil-free kerosene alternative. The HVO demonstration is being led by trade associations OFTEC and UKIFDA, in partnership with fuel distributors […]

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Trade associations urge government to back renewable liquid fuel

UKIFDA and OFTEC, the trade associations behind the Future Ready Fuel campaign, are urging the government to back a wider rollout of renewable liquid fuel in off-grid homes. This comes on the one-year anniversary of the first-ever property in the UK to be converted from oil heating to the renewable liquid fuel Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The milestone […]

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UKIFDA backs Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2021

Trade association the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) is once again giving its full support to the annual Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, taking place this year on 3 December. Organised by the National Energy Action (NEA), Fuel Poverty Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of the challenges facing those living in fuel poverty […]

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UK trials signal positive future for renewable liquid heating fuels

Early results from UK wide trials of a renewable alternative to kerosene suggest that the new liquid fuel works in virtually all existing oil heating systems with only simple modifications, while reducing carbon emissions by almost 90%. Nineteen sites across the country are now running Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in a range of heating and […]

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Liquids fuels trade association launches strategy to share a future vision for clean growth and decarbonisation

In the month that the Climate Change Committee launched the Sixth Carbon Budget and the UK government published its ‘Energy White Paper’ trade association the UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA) has officially launched a new future vision for clean growth and decarbonisation. Guy Pulham, UKIFDA Chief Executive comments: “As the trade association for […]

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