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Scotland’s first vegetable oil heated home

Recycled vegetable oil is being used for the first time to heat a home in Scotland. The revolutionary renewable fuel has been identified as a key alternative clean energy source in the battle against climate change. Previously reported at Fuel Read more »


An industry creating its own new dawn – liquid biofuel trials in the UK

In our March issue we reported on a ground-breaking industry trial. Accepting the inevitability of an end date for the use of fossil fuels in home-heating, industry bodies UKIFDA and OFTEC, as well as tank manufacturers, distributors and many more Read more »


Don’t let Covid derail decarbonisation

Responding to the 2021 Budget, OFTEC chief executive Paul Rose said: “The Chancellor didn’t hold back in outlining the financial toll the Covid-19 pandemic has taken on the UK economy, so it’s perhaps not surprising there were very few new Read more »


Further support for HVO in Northern Ireland

With over 500,000 homes currently using heating oil in Northern Ireland, a new video has been released to communicate how straightforward it could be to dramatically cut CO2 emissions through the use of HVO as a near drop-in and, therefore, Read more »


OFTEC: Time for open debate on off grid heat decarbonisation

Any consultation arising from the Government’s long anticipated Heat in Buildings strategy must allow a genuine discussion on all the options to decarbonise rural homes, otherwise thousands of households could suffer severe financial consequences, warns OFTEC. Up until now, government Read more »


Industry responds to CCC Sixth Carbon Budget

The Sixth Carbon Budget published from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) outlines the requirement for a 78% reduction in UK territorial emissions between 1990 and 2035. Despite bringing forward the UK’s previous 80% reduction target by nearly 15 years, Read more »


OFTEC urges support for renewable liquid fuels after PM outlines 10-point plan

Paul Rose, CEO of OFTEC, responds to the Government plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’: Decarbonising heat from UK homes is a national priority that must be urgently addressed. However, we are concerned about the high costs rural households are likely Read more »