The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation RTFO

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14. november 2022

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TheRenewable Transport Fuel Obligation(RTFO) intheUnited Kingdomis a requirement on

transport fuel suppliers to ensure that 5 per cent of all road vehicle fuel is supplied from

sustainable renewable sources by 2010. The Government intends to set variable targets for the

level of carbon and sustainability performance expected from all transport fuel suppliers claiming

certificates for biofuels in the early years of the RTFO.

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The announcement to introduce the Obligation was made on 10 November 2005,

[3]

using powers

included in theEnergy Act 2004. It came into forceon 15 April 2008.

[4]

In mid-2005, biofuel made

up 0.25% of overall road fuel sales, around 50% of it imported.

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In practice, the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation will mostly be achieved by blendingfossil

fuelswithbioethanol,biomethanolorbiodiesel–derived from sources such aspalm oil,oilseed

rape,cereals,sugar cane,sugar beet, and reprocessedvegetable oil – orbiomethane. Almost all

existing vehicles are able to

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