Consultation outcome

Measuring the transport renewable energy target

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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DfT response to EC consultation on Annex III of the RED

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Detail of outcome

The government response addresses questions about the following topics:

  • electricity from renewable sources in transport
  • hydrogen from renewable sources in transport
  • biomethane via the natural gas grid in transport
  • energy content of biofuels

Original consultation


European Commission consultation on methods used by the Department of Transport to measure the 10% target for renewable energy.

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Consultation description


  • the method of accounting for renewable electricity, hydrogen and biomethane towards the Renewable Energy Directive’s (Directive 2009/28/EC) 10% target for renewable energy in transport by 2020.
  • potentially updating of Annex III to the Directive containing a list of energy contents of biofuels
Published 14 April 2011