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 http://www.agr.gc.ca/index_e.php
        Supports policies
        Is supported by policies
        Comments (background and assessment)
        Status Final

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