Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Greece and the Netherlands will start a test phase of trading on a continental level under the administration of the Renewable Energy Certificates System (RECS). Green power suppliers in France and Belgium have expressed interest in the system and may join at a later stage.

This Boxing Day, as families enjoy sunshine, food, and post-Christmas cheer, four energetic activists will pour a dark liquid made from vegetable oil into the fuel tanks of their diesel trucks and embark on a 2300 km adventure.