Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Policy Support, Regulatory Instruments, Regulatory Instruments>Codes and standards
Policy Target:Bioenergy, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Bioethanol, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Biodiesel, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Petroleum

The law regulates sugar cane for production of biofuel. Under this law, foreign companies producing biofuel must sell part of it to the state-owned oil firm SONANGOL. It also requires foregin companies to take up social responsibilities such as provision of medical assistance, access to water and other basic resources in the land used for biofuel production.

Angola has a bioethanol blending mandate of 10%. The Law regulates by when the use of ethanol became mandatory and it introduced fiscal incentives for ethanol producers.

Last modified: Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:39:55 CET