Factsheet: Biofuel quota

Biofuel quota

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act No. CXVII of 2010 on the promotion of renewable energy in the transport sector and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the transport sector
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
2010. évi CXVII. törvény a megújuló energia közlekedési célú felhasználásának előmozdításáról és a közlekedésben felhasznált energia üvegházhatású gázkibocsátásának csökkentéséről
Description: 
Biofuel quota system: Biofuels and hydrogen are eligible technologies. However, only certified biofuels satisfying specific sustainability criteria can be accounted into fulfilling the prescribed quota. The sustainability criteria for biofuels as well as the procedure for certification are regulated by law (§§ 2, 3, 4, 8 - 11 Decree No. 343/2010 and § 3 (1) Act No. CXVII of 2010). Likewise, biofuel profiting from tax reduction is not eligible (§ 5 (2) b) Act No. CXVII of 2010).
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of biofuels in the transport sector.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Nemzeti Adó-és Vámhatóság (NAV) - National Tax and Customs Administration

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013