Factsheet: ERSA - Biofuel quota

ERSA - Biofuel quota

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Energy from Renewable Sources Act (ERSA) - biofuel quota
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Закон за енергията от възобновяеми източници
Description: 
Part of the Energy from Renewable Sources Act (ERSA). The main support scheme for renewable energy sources used in transport is a quota system. This scheme obliges companies importing or producing petrol or diesel to ensure that biofuels make up a defined percentage of their annual fuel sales. Furthermore, biofuels are supported through a fiscal regulation mechanism.
Goal/Aim: 
Setting out a minimum share of biofuels in the transport sector.
Responsible Authority: 
State Agency for Metrological and Technical Surveillance (SAMTS)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014