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Biofuels carbon calculator RTFO

Program for calculating carbon savings in for the years 10 and 11 Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, including guidance on use.

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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.

The program is used with codes from the :

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

Software support is available at carboncalculator@e4tech.com.

Other calculators have been used in previous years guidance including the:

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.