Renewable Fuels Regulations (Biofuels Bill) Canada 2008

Name of policy Biofuels Bill
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Canada
Region North America

Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Monitoring
      • Obligation schemes
      Sector name
      • Transport
        • Heavy duty vehicles
        • Light duty vehicles
      • Electricity and heat
        Policy description Mandating a 5% renewable fuel content in gasoline by 2010, and a 2% renewable fuel content in diesel fuel and heating oil by 2012.

        Target: - 5% bio-ethanol share in gasoline by 2011 - 2% bio-diesel share in diesel by 2011

        Policy type
        • Renewables1
        Policy stringency
        Implementation state Implemented
        Date of decision 2008
        Start date of implementation 2010
        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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