Factsheet: Act on Biocomponents and Liquid Biofuels

Act on Biocomponents and Liquid Biofuels

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act of 25 August 2006 on Biocomponents and Liquid Biofuels
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Ustawa z dnia 25 sierpnia 2006 r. o biokomponentach i biopaliwach ciekłych
Description: 
The Act on Biocomponents and Liquid Biofuels obliges producers, importers and suppliers of fuels to meet a defined quota of biofuels. The act introduces the national indicative targets (NCW), i.e. annual minimum percentages of biofuels and other renewable fuels in the total amount of liquid fuels. The NCW levels are determined every three years for a period of 6 years by the Council of Ministers. The regulation of 23 July 2013 sets out the quota obligations for the years 2013-2018.
Goal/Aim: 
Setting out a minimum share of biofuels or other renewable fuels in the total amount of liquid fuels

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Urząd Regulacji Energetyki (URE) – Energy Regulatory Office

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2011