Factsheet: Biofuel quota

Biofuel quota

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Decision No. 935 from 21/09/2011 on promoting the utilization of biofuels and bioliquids
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Decision No. 935/2011 (Hotararea Nr. 935 din 21/09/2011 privind promovarea utilizarii biocarburantilor si a biolichidelor
Description: 
There is a target for biofuels in place for adding biofuels to petrol and diesel (Art. 3 par. 1 Decision No. 935/2011). Only certified biofuels satisfying specific sustainability criteria can be taken into account for fulfilling the prescribed quota (art. 5 par. 3-9 Decision No. 935/2011). Furthermore, fuel retailers are required to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the market fuels.
Goal/Aim: 
Setting out a minimum share of biofuels in the transport sector.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of economy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2012