Factsheet: RES Act - Biofuel quota

RES Act - Biofuel quota

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
RES Act - Act No. 309/2009 Coll. on the Support of Renewable Energy Sources and High-efficiency Cogeneration and on Amendments to Certain Acts ; Regulation No. 246/2006 on the minimum quantity of fuel produced from renewable sources in petrol and diesel fuel placed on the market of the Slovak Republic
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Zákon 309/2009 Z.z. o podpore obnovitelných zdrojov energie a vysoko účinnej kombinovanej výroby a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov ; Nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky o minimálnom množstve pohonných látok vyrobených z obnoviteľných zdrojov v motorových benzínoch a motorovej nafte uvádzaných na trh Slovenskej republiky
Description: 
There is a target for biofuels, determined as the biofuel energy content share calculated from the energy content of the total quantity of petrol and diesel fuel placed in the market. There are also targets for the minimum content of biofuels in each liter of a particular type of fuel (diesel and petrol). The minimum content of biofuels for the years 2011 to 2020 is established in Annex 1 to RES Act. Non-fulfilment of obligations under Act No. 309/2009 is subject to a fine imposed by the customs office.
Goal/Aim: 
Setting out a minimum share of biofuels

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministerstvo životného prostredia SR (MŽP SR) - Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2006
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2010