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08/05/2013 12:00:00
Government appointment for biofuel expert
Professor Martin Tangney, Director of the Biofuel Research Centre, has been appointed to the Scottish Biofuels Taskforce by the Scottish Minister for Energy, Fergus Ewing.
 
The select working group was instigated by the First Minister, Alex Salmond, and will report to his Energy Advisory Board.
 
Energy generation and supply is of increasing importance to Scotland’s future in terms of energy security, environmental sustainability, and increased jobs and investment.
 
The group has been set up to assess the potential for the development of the Scottish Biofuels industry in Scotland.
 
It is chaired by Andy McDonald, Senior Director, Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Technologies at Scottish Enterprise. Other members include key industry players and public sector representatives.

The Biofuel Research Centre has also recently had its award-winning work recognised in a European Parliamentary TV report which you can watch here.

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