Country:Ireland
Year:2006
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2006
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Policy Target:Transport, Energy Sector>Electricity Generation>Renewable>Bioenergy
Agency:Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources
URL:http://www.dcenr.gov.ie/Energy/Sustainable+and+Renewable+Energy+Division/Biofuels+Scheme+II/Home.htm
Description:Launched under the Finance Act 2006, this programme will provide Mineral Oil Tax (MOT) relief in the period 2006 - 2010 for biofuels projects in a number of categories as follows: Pure plant oil - 21m litres Biodiesel - 338 m litres Bioethanol - 306 m litres Under the scheme for biofuel projects, MOT relief was awarded through a competitive process in which applicants were be invited to submit proposals for consideration. The scheme concentrates in particular on biodiesel and bioethanol, with lesser focus on pure plant oil.

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