Factsheet: EISA 2007: Energy Independence and Security Act

EISA 2007: Energy Independence and Security Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Energy Independence and Security Act EISA 2007: Biofuels distribution and advanced biofuels infrastructure
Description: 
Sec. 248. Biofuels distribution and advanced biofuels infrastructure Concerns a program of research, development, and demonstration relating to existing transportation fuel distribution infrastructure and new alternative distribution infrastructure (with focus on the physical and chemical properties of biofuels and efforts to prevent or mitigate against adverse impacts of those properties) The overall legislation is Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 who supported the continued development and use of biofuels, including a significantly expanded Renewable Fuels Standard, requiring 36 bgy renewable fuels by 2022 with annual requirements for advanced biofuels, cellulosic biofuels and biobased diesel.
Goal/Aim: 
stimulate research and investments in biofuel distribution infrastructure
Responsible Authority: 
U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
could increase domestics demand of biomass for biofuels => availability for export
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007
Year Instrument & Measure Ended: 
2015