|Policy status:||In Force|
|Policy Type:||Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards|
|Renewable Energy Policy Targets:||Bioenergy, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport|
|Agency:||Ministry of Economy|
|Legal References:||1) Biofuel Law; 2) Cabinet Regulation No.332 of 26 September 2000 “Requirements for Conformity Assessment of Petrol and Diesel Fuell”; 3) Cabinet Regulation No. 648|
|Renewable Energy Description:|
In Latvia, only diesel with biodiesel content of 4.5–5% by volume of the total amount of end product, and petrol with 4.5–5% bioethanol content by volume of the total amount of petrol may be sold.
The requirement on the mandatory admixture of 5% biofuel does not apply to Class 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4 diesel for use in arctic or severe winter conditions. The mandatory admixture of biofuel applies to Category A, B, C, D, E and F diesel and petrol with octane number 95 for use in temperate climatic conditions.
Last modified: Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:41:13 CET