Guidance

Biofuels carbon calculator RTFO year 10

Manual and program for calculating carbon savings in line with the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation year 10 guidance.

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Biofuels carbon calculator RTFO year 10 software

User manual for RTFO year 10

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Details

The biofuels carbon calculator is for fuel suppliers to calculate the carbon saved on a batch of fuels.

This version of the program has been amended in line with the RTFO guidance for year 10 with use of the calculator explained in the user manual.

The calculator:

  • calculates the carbon intensity of your biofuel on a consignment basis
  • includes all the biofuels, feedstocks and biofuel production processes
  • includes emissions from regional cultivation of biofuel feedstocks
  • generates monthly reports
  • retains information provided
  • can be run ‘offline’ on your own systems

The carbon calculator also incorporates a dedicated portal for those users reporting under the Irish Biofuel Obligation Scheme (the BOS).

Further support of the software can be obtained.

The Year 9 user manual and software is available

Published 5 April 2017
Last updated 14 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Software updated to red flag schemes of greenergy Brazilian bioethanol verification programme (GBBVP), ensus voluntary scheme under RED for ensus bioethanol Production (ENSUS); abengoa RED bioenergy sustainability assurance (RBSA), round table on responsible soy (EU REDRTRSEU) along with name alterations and correction.
  2. First published.