Directive 2009/28/EC Biofuel target European Union 2009

Name of policy Directive 2009/28/EC Biofuel target European Union 2009
Jurisdiction Supranational region
Supranational region
Country European Union
Region


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • Renewable energy target
    Sector name
    • Transport
      Policy description 10% of energy used in transport by 2020.

      Bonus of 29 g CO2/MJ for biofuels from degraded/contaminated land, when calculating efficiency of GHG reduction. This directive was partly amended in 2015 by Directive (EU) 2015/1513. (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex%3A32015L1513)

      Policy type
      • Renewables1
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2009
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact GHG reduction
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32009L0028

      http://www.biofuelstp.eu/biofuels-legislation.html

      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment)
      Status Final

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