Factsheet: Minimum biofuels requirement

Minimum biofuels requirement

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Petrol and Diesel Fuel
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Noteikumi par pārvades sistēmas operatora ikgadējo novērtējuma ziņojumu
Description: 
In accordance with Cabinet Regulation No.332 of 26 September 2000 “Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Petrol and Diesel Fuel” the petrol of the category 95 RON can be sold in Latvia if the bioethanol content is 4,5-5% by volume of the total volume of petrol, and diesel (with the exception of Class 0,1, 2,3 and 4 diesel for use in artic and severe winter conditions) can be sold if the biodiesel content (obtained from rapeseed oil) is 4,5-5% by volume of the total quantity of product.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate the uptake of biofuels in transport fuels.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2000