Upcoming workshop: 11-12 April 2018 in Poland

REFUREC welcomes Orkustofnun as new Secretariat

21 Sep 2017
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At our recent workshop in Iceland, we have successfully transferred the REFUREC Secretariat to Orkustofnun, Iceland’s National Energy Authority. For the next two years, Iceland will co-ordinate the Secretariat in order to maintain and develop our initiative. We look forward to continue building a successful platform for confidential dialogue, information exchange and tackling cross-border issues relating to biofuels markets in the European Union and beyond, including facilitating discussion and sharing of knowledge and experiences with regards to the regulation of renewable fuels,...
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2017 REFUREC workshops schedule

24 Nov 2016
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The Estonian Ministry of the Environment is hosting a workshop on 5-6 April 2017. Orkustofnun, the National Energy Authority of Iceland, will host on 13-14 September 2017. Further information: http://www.refurec.org/estonia2017 http://www.refurec.org/iceland2017  
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Upcoming workshop in Austria, 9-10 March 2016

28 Nov 2015
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Our next workshop is scheduled for 9-10 March 2016 and will be hosted by the Environment Agency Austria. All meeting details will be published at www.refurec.org/austria2016
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Finland to host biofuel regulators workshop in September

29 May 2015
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The Finnish Energy Authority will host the next REFUREC workshop in Helsinki on 23-24 September 2015. All workshop details will be available at www.refurec.org/finland2015 Currently, governmental institutions from 25 European countries responsible for regulating biofuels  are participating in REFUREC – the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club.  
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REFUREC Spring 2015 meeting in Slovakia

09 Dec 2014
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The Renewable Fuels Regulators Club will meet on 25-26 March 2015 in Bratislava. This workshop will be hosted by the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic. All information will be published via www.refurec.org/slovakia2015
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Next meeting to be held in France

27 May 2014
The French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (MEDDE – DGEC) will host the next Renewable Fuels Regulators (REFUREC) workshop in Paris. The get-together will take place on 22-23 October 2014, all information will be available via www.refurec.org/france2014
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Upcoming workshop in Luxembourg

28 Oct 2013
The Environment Agency of Luxembourg will host the next REFUREC workshop in Luxembourg on 26-27 March 2014. All details will be published via the REFUREC website.
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REFUREC welcomes Swedish Energy Agency as new Secretariat

28 Oct 2013
On 1 October 2013, Energimyndigheten (Swedish Energy Agency) started to take on the Secretariat function of the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club. The handover took place at the recent workshop in Norway. The Swedish delegation will co-ordinate REFUREC for a period of two years.
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Norway to host workshop in October

01 May 2013
Members of  the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club will meet again in October 2013 in Norway. The workshop will be hosted by the Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency. All workshop details will be available at www.refurec.org/norway2013
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Upcoming REFUREC workshop

01 Jan 2013
The Renewable Fuels Regulators Club invites its Members to join the upcoming workshop in Dublin, Ireland. All workshop details via www.refurec.org/ireland2013 Contact us for further information.
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REFUREC workshop in Malta

01 Oct 2012
REFUREC will host its next workshop in Malta on 11-12 December 2012. All details via http://www.refurec.org/malta2012 For questions, please contact danilo.krahl@refurec.org
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Dutch Emissions Authority takes on Secretariat work

02 Jul 2012
On 1 July 2012, the Netherlands took on the REFUREC Secretariat function. The Dutch Emissions Authority (Nederlandse Emissieautoriteit, NEa) successfully started to co-ordinate the REFUREC Secretariat. The general administration for REFUREC for this secretariat period will be financed by NL Agency through the GAVE programme.
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Upcoming REFUREC workshop in Stockholm, Sweden

20 Mar 2012
REFUREC will host its next high-profile workshop in Sweden on 13-14 June 2012. We expect governmental representatives from the vast majority of EU countries, national expert speakers, ministers and representatives from key stakeholders  to attend.All details can be found on the workshop section of our website: http://www.refurec.org/stockholm2012 For questions, please contact danilo.krahl@refurec.org    
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Upcoming REFUREC workshop in Lisbon, Portugal

11 Jan 2012
REFUREC will host its next high-profile workshop in Lisbon on 9-10 February 2012. We expect governmental representatives from 20 countries, national expert speakers, representatives from CEN and representatives from 4 Voluntary Schemes to attend.
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High-profile workshop in Copenhagen

15 Jul 2011
After successful meetings in the UK, Belgium, Germany, Spain and the Netherlands, the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club invites its Members to join the upcoming workshop in Copenhagen, with high-profile sessions on compliance RED/FQD, waste&residues, voluntary schemes and bioliquids; and with industry experts from France and Denmark.
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La CNE asume la secretaría del club europeo de reguladores de biocarburantes

07 Apr 2011
Madrid, 7 Abril 2011 (language: spanish) La Comisión Nacional de la Energía (CNE) ha asumido la secretaría del club europeo de reguladores de biocombustibles, REFUREC (Renewable Fuels Regulators Club, www.refurec.org), que acaba de celebrar en La Haya su quinta reunión, con presencia de reguladores y certificadores de biocarburantes de 15 países.
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Meeting invitation, 6-7 April 2011 in Den Haag

01 Mar 2011
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REFUREC cordially invites your country to join our upcoming meeting. This time, we will mainly focus on voluntary schemes and welcome expert speakers from ABENGOA, DEKRA and CEN to contribute to an interesting and valuable get-together. When: 6 – 7 April 2011 Where: Den Haag, NL Hosted by: De Nederlandse Emissieautoriteit (NEa, Dutch Emissions Authority) Please find attached a provisional agenda, including hotel and venue information. We are looking for REFUREC Members to present on – Inspection and enforcement strategy: compliance with RED/FQD by economic operators, including...
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REFUREC held EU Member States meeting in Madrid

30 Nov 2010
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On 25 and 26 November 2010, the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club held a meeting with its members in Madrid, Spain, on current issues of the implementation of the Renewable Energy Directive and the Fuel Quality Directive. The meeting was hosted by the Comisión Nacional de Energía, Spain's Biofuels Certification Agency. European national officials from Spain, the UK, Germany, Slovak Republic, Denmark, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Austria, as well as an expert speaker from France, attended the event.
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Meeting invitation, 25-26 Nov in Madrid

27 Oct 2010
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Update: here the latest event agenda (edited 17 Nov 2010) After recent events in the UK, Belgium and Germany we cordially invite your country to join our upcoming REFUREC meeting in Madrid. When: 25 – 26 November 2010 Where: Madrid, Spain Hosted by: CNE – Comisión Nacional de Energía (National Energy Commission, www.cne.es) Please find below a draft agenda and hotel information. If you are interested in participating, email to rsvp@refurec.org by 10 November 2010. Please also indicate if you are interested in presenting on your country’s implementation plan or if you would like to...
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Bonn meeting review

13 Oct 2010
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Our colleagues in Bonn published a quick review on the Bonn meeting. External link (German language). Google translation link. The next meeting will be hosted by Spain (late November), we will communicate details soon.
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Upcoming meeting, 9-10 Sept in Bonn, Germany

24 Jul 2010
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We cordially invite your country to join the third meeting of the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club (REFUREC). When: 9 – 10 September 2010 Where: Bonn, Germany Hosted by: BLE – Bundesanstalt fuer Landwirtschaft und Ernaehrung (Federal Office for Agriculture and Food, Germany) Please find below a draft agenda, information about the BLE and train connections from the airport. If you are interested in participating, please email to rsvp@refurec.org by 16 August 2010. Please also indicate if you are interested in presenting on your country’s implementation plan (10-15 min...
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Upcoming meeting – 16 June in Brussels

28 Apr 2010
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We cordially invite your country to join the second meeting of the Renewable Fuels Regulators Club (REFUREC) on 16 June in Brussels. This event will focus on RED implementations plans, including challenges and key issues. Several Member States will present and update on their implementation plans. Please see attached the  invitation for further details. If you are interested in participating, please email to rsvp@refurec.org by 24 May 2010. Please also indicate if you are interested in presenting on your country’s implementation plan (10-15 min presentation) or if you would like to...
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REFUREC scoping meeting in London

05 Feb 2010
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With a view to enabling the most efficient contact and knowledge sharing between the organisations tasked with regulating renewable fuels in Europe and beyond, the UK’s Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA) has taken the initiative to establish an informal network of like-minded organisations. During the past few weeks, the RFA has invited expressions of interest in an informal ‘club’ of renewable fuel regulators –  the ‘Renewable Fuels Regulators Club’ (REFUREC). The RFA has received positive responses from current and potential renewable transport fuel regulators /...
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