Country:Colombia
Year:2009
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Sectoral standards, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes 
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Mines and Energy; Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development; Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development; Ministry of Transport;
URL:http://www.minminas.gov.co/minminas/downloads/archivosSoporteRevistas/8302.pdf;
URL:http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/tbt/tbt_repository/COL96_EN_1_1.pdf
Description:

Decree 4892 requires obligatory blends for ethanol between 8% and 10% (E8 and E10). It also gives the authority to the Ministry of Mines and Energy to establish blends of ethanol and biodiesel above 10% starting from 1 January 2013. The mandatory requirement of E85 on all automobiles (up to 2000 cubic centimetres) mandated by Decree 1135 of 2009 was removed.

This record supersedes:Flex fuel requirement for new vehicles (Decree 1135)

Last modified: Fri, 10 May 2013 15:36:36 CEST