UK report to the European Commission under article 4 of the biofuels directive (2003/30/EC)

This report fulfils the UK's obligation to report to the European Commission by 1 July 2009 on the UK Government's support for biofuels during the calendar year 2008, as required by Article 4 of Directive 2003/03/EC. It covers the UK's targets for future biofuels sales and the measures the UK has taken during 2008 and subsequently to promote the use of biofuels to replace diesel or petrol for transport purposes; the measures the UK has put in place to ensure that the environmental benefits of biofuels are fully realised; the national resources allocated to the production of biomass for energy uses other than transport; and the total UK sales of road transport fuels, including biofuels; for the calendar year 2008. The report is organised into sections as follows: Introduction and summary; UK measures to promote renewable transport fuels; Ensuring the environmental benefits of biofuels; Biomass for uses other than transport; and UK production, sales and availability.

  • Publication Date: 2009


  • English

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  • Pagination: 18p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01147021
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 24 2009 8:38AM