Country:South Africa
Year:2012 (August 23rd)
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2012 (August 23rd)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments
Policy Target:Bioenergy, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Biodiesel, Bioenergy>Biofuels for transport>Bioethanol
Policy Sector:Transport
Agency:Department of Energy
Legal References:Government Notice No. R. 671 of 23rd august 2012

Regulation sets out the requirements and conditions for the mandatory blending of bio-ethanol and bio-diesel with petrol and diesel respectively that may be sold in the Republic of South Africa.

  • Minimum concentration for biodiesel blending is 5% v/v.
  • For bio-ethanol blending minimum level is 2% v/v and maximum is 10% v/v.

The above requirements have to be complied with by the end of 2015.


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