Alternative Energy


According to rated in the top ten regions for the last period included the Belgorod Region, Autonomous District, Altai Republic, Altai Region, Novgorod Region, Vladimir Region, Kirov Region, the Republic of Tuva, and Kaluga area. Down in the ranking of the Novosibirsk Region, Amur Region, the Omsk region. The worst environmental rating has Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions. The European Parliament began to doubt the feasibility of using biofuels European deputies intend to limit the role of first generation biofuels (biodiesel, bioethanol) in the development program of renewable energy in favor of, in particular, wind, solar and hydrogen energy. Production of first generation biofuels currently stands at 15 million tons. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development announced this summer that the economic feasibility of eco-friendly fuel will be doubtful if to deprive him of public support enjoyed by the manufacturers.

For a long time it was considered less harmful to the environment than fuel derived from oil. Now, scientists doubt it. European Parliament concerned about high prices, first-generation biofuels, which are no longer considered safe for the environment, MPs have also expressed doubts about his economic viability. MEPs voted for the decline in use of biofuels. Thus, the proportion of ethanol coming on the transport sector of eu countries in 2020 was 5%. Earlier expected to increase use of biofuels to 10%. According to the un, the spread of biofuels is one of the reasons for the increase in food prices around the world, because forcing farmers to reduce area under food crops and to redistribute them in favor of fuel.