Factsheet: Fuel Order Amendment (KVO)

Fuel Order Amendment (KVO)

Key Information
Description: 
General specification of biofuels (production, quality, technical requirements) to ensure that biofuels can make up a defined percentage of the annual fuel sales, there is a substitution obligation in force since 2005. From 2009, the substitution target amounts to 5.75 %, measured by the total fossil petrol or diesel introduced or used in the federal territory. To meet the overall target, at least a 3.4 % share of biofuels or other renewable fuel must be introduced or used in order to substitute fossil petrol and a share of 6.3 % to substitute fossil diesel.
Goal/Aim: 
increase the share of biofuels in transport fuels

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