Factsheet: CONPES 3510

CONPES 3510

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
CONPES 3510 Sustainable Biofuel Production in Colombia
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
CONPES 3510 Producción Sostenible de Biocombustibles en Colombia
Description: 
Following the Kyoto Protocol three fundamentals elements are proposed: lands assignation to the single crop production, alcohol fuels and fossil fuels mixture and the biofuels production effects in the biodiversity and environment. Minimum prices for ethanol and biodiesel, based on a scheme introduced by the National Council of Economic and Social Policy (CONPES) are defined in Document 3510 of 2008.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy. Stimulate advanced biofuels.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Minister of Mines and Energy (Ministerio de Minas y Energía MME)

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Sustainability of biomass (potentially to be exported)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2008