Country:Nigeria
Year:2013 (Dec 31st)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013 (Dec 31st)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Product standards, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards>Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Biodiesel, Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport, Bioethanol
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
URL:http://www.energy.gov.ng/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=39&Itemid=49&limitstart=20
Renewable Energy Description:

In order to develop domestic biofuels industry and decrease country’s reliance on gasoline imports the government of Nigeria developed biofuels blending mandate.

The long-term goal is to achieve 100% domestic biofuels production by 2020.

The policy mandates:

  • Blending of ethanol up to 10% with gasoline to achieve the E10 blend.
  • 20% blend of biodiesel with petro diesel. 

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