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

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. (

      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

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

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