Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2011
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Co-firing with fossil fuels, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport
Policy Sector:
Agency:Malta Resources Authority
Legal References:LN 68 of 2011

A petrolem provider who is authorised by the Authority to carry out the activity of an importer and,or wholesaler of petroleum shall place on the market as a minimum biofuel amounts as a percentage of the total energy content of MSA EN 228 petrol and MSA EN 590 diesel imported or wholesaled. The regulation for the substitution obligation defines the energy content to be used in biofuel calculation. The content of the biofuel in diesel (MRA EN 590) has to be in compliance to MSA EN 14214 and the content in petrol (MSA EN 228) has to be in compliance to MSA EN 15376. The energy content made by biofuels produced from wastes, residues, non-food cellulosic material and ligno-cellulosic material shall be considered to be twice that made by other biofuels.

Related policies:Use of Biofuels for Transport regulations

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