Biofuels Scheme II Programme for Mineral Oil Tax (MOT) Relief on Biofuels

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 19 July 2012
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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