Country:Germany
Year:2010
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards, Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes 
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Description:

The Biofuels Quota Act sets a minimum level of biofuels that must be used in road transport in Germany.

Since 2010, the total biofuels quota has been set at 6.25% based on energy content.

As of 2015, this quota is to be replaced by a climate protection quota, which will specify the minimum net contribution that must be made by biofuels to the reduction of GHG emissions. This quota will be increased to 7% by 2020

This record supersedes:Biofuels Blending Regulations

Last modified: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:46:46 CEST