Factsheet: Act on sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids

Act on sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act (2010:598) on sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Lag (2010:598) om hållbarhetskriterier för biodrivmedel och flytande biobränslen
Description: 
The act contains sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids. The act concern renewable energy sources only. § 1 This Act implements certain provisions of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/28 / EC of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77 / EC and 2003/30 / EC. The Act contains provisions on the criteria that biofuels and liquid biofuels must meet to energy from these types of energy to get considered for the purpose specified in § 3, first paragraph (sustainability criteria).
Goal/Aim: 
Provide sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids
Responsible Authority: 
Environment and Energy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2011