Factsheet: Biofuel quota

Biofuel quota

Key Information
Description: 
Biofuel quota system: Biofuels and hydrogen are eligible technologies. However, only certified biofuels satisfying specific sustainability criteria can be accounted into fulfilling the prescribed quota. The sustainability criteria for biofuels as well as the procedure for certification are regulated by law (§§ 2, 3, 4, 8 - 11 Decree No. 343/2010 and § 3 (1) Act No. CXVII of 2010). Likewise, biofuel profiting from tax reduction is not eligible (§ 5 (2) b) Act No. CXVII of 2010).
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of biofuels in the transport sector.

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