Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2008
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Bioenergy, Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining
Enforcement:Government Electrical Inspectorate (to be renamed Government Energy Inspectorate, because of role in petroleum safety/standards inspections), Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica
Penalty:de-licencing of petrol stations
Renewable Energy Description:

Mandates the use of ethanol blended fuel for motor engines throughout the island, with the exception of marine fuels. It phases out the use of the environmentally harmful petroleum-based Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). Has created a guaranteed national market for ethanol of 70 million litres annually. Penalty includes de-licencing of petrol stations.

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