Factsheet: Renewable energy in transport order

Renewable energy in transport order

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Renewable energy in transport order 2015
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Besluit hernieuwbare energie vervoer 2015
Description: 
The Netherlands implemented a biofuels quota scheme. This scheme obliges companies importing or producing petrol, gas or diesel fuels to ensure that biofuels make up a defined percentage of the company’s total annual sale of fuel. Companies can also fulfill the quota by presenting biotickets which can be bought from other obligated parties. Moreover, double counting is possible.
Goal/Aim: 
increase the share of biofuels in transport
Responsible Authority: 
Nederlandse Emissieautoriteit / Dutch Emission Authority (NEa)

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2015