Roadmap to the RSB Tool: Extension of the Sustainability Quick Check for Biofuels (SQCB) for Greenhouse Gas Calculations According to the European Renewable Energy Directive (RED)

M. Faist Emmenegger, J. Reinhard, R. Zah, V. Junquera, M. Guiramand & A. Kopse
The Sustainability Quick Check for Biofuels (SQCB) is a web­based tool for the evaluation of biofuels on an LCA basis. It allows calculating the global warming potential, as well as the as overall environmental impacts of the biofuels’ life cycle. The tool was first based on the requirements for the Swiss ordinance on mineral oil tax. EMPA will expand the SQCB to include the Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) Certification Standard. The first step in...