Guidance

Biofuels carbon calculator RTFO year 9

Manual and program for calculating carbon savings in line with the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation year 9 guidance.

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Biofuels carbon calculator RTFO year 9 software

User manual for RTFO year 9

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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 9 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 8 user manual and software is available.

Published 22 March 2016
Last updated 13 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Calculator software updated.
  2. First published.