RTFO


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RTFO

abbreviation for
renewable transport fuels obligation: an obligation placed on fuel suppliers to ensure that a certain percentage of their aggregate sales is made up of biofuels
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Se realiza la debida caracterizacion fisica del asfalto convencional y modificado con 5%,10%,15% y 20% de lignina (ensayos de penetracion y punto de ablandamiento), luego cada muestra es sometida a envejecimiento mediante el ensayo de RTFO y, posteriormente, se vuelve a realizar caracterizacion fisica del asfalto envejecido.
However for the same binder, but after RTFO aging, two from five binders does not meet requirements.
Los estudios sugieren que el envejecimiento de asfaltos en el RTFO representa de manera cercana el envejecimiento generado durante el proceso de fabricacion de las mezclas asfalticas.
Para este ensayo no fue posible evaluar el polimero SBR (B) ya que no se logro su envejecimiento en el horno RTFO.
The Gallagher report concludes that there is a future for a sustainable biofuels industry, but notes that a slowdown of the current demand for biofuels largely brought about by the RTFO would give time to put in place a framework so that food production is not sacrificed for fuel.
Oxfam wants the Government to call a halt to the RTFO until a thorough and independent investigation has been undertaken and compulsory sustainability standards are in place.
DEFRA says that the RTFO will require companies to report against sustainability standards.
In 2008/9, the total package of support for biofuels under the RTFO will be up to 35 penceper litre (made up of a duty incentive of 20 pence per litre, and a buy out price of 15 pence per litre for those who do not meet the target).
The results are from unaged samples and samples that have been subjected to RTFO and PAV aging.
Annual production of the new pounds 250m Ensus bio refinery on Teesside is expected to meet about a third of the UK requirement under the RTFO, which requires 3.
Under the RTFO, from April 15 all fuel companies will be obliged to replace 2.