Country:Ukraine
Year:2000 (last amended 2012)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2000 (last amended 2012)
Date Amended:

2009 (Mai 21st) and 2012 (June 19th)

Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Policy Support
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Ministry of Fuel and Energy
URL:http://zakon1.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/1391-14
URL:http://zakon1.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/4970-17
Legal References:Law No. 1391-XIV of 4 January 2000; Law No. 1391-VI of 21 Mai 2009; Law No. 4970-VI of 19 June 2012
Penalty:Financial penalty and incarceration for: 1) breach of rules regarding sales of alternative fuels that do not meet the standards and specifications; 2) production, marketing and sales of traditional fuels as alternative fuels;
Renewable Energy Description:

Adopted in 2000, the law on alternative liquid and gaseous fuels introduces the framework for financial mechanisms to stimulate biofuels and other alternative fuels that are not necessarily renewable in order to stimulate their increase up to 20% of the total amount of fuel consumption in Ukraine by 2020. 

Amended:

2009 amendment announced introduction of biofuels blending mandates in Ukraine in years to come in order to steadily incease biofuels share in fuels consumption mix. (For more details please go to the record: Law on Promotion of Biological Fuels Production and Use (No. 1391-VI)

2012 amendment introduced a gradual increase in the share of an established production and use of biofuels and blended motor fuels. Ethanol content in gasoline produced and sold in Ukraine will be (blending mandate):

  • 2013 - recommended content not less than 5% (by volume)
  • 2014-2015 - mandatory content not less than 5 % (by volume)
  • from 2016 - mandatory content of not less than 7% (by volume)

 

Related policies:Law on Promotion of Biological Fuels Production and Use (No. 1391-VI)

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