Independent report

Regional emissions from biofuels cultivation

Provides regional level estimates of greenhouse gas emissions from the cultivation of biofuels feedstocks.


Regional emissions from biofuels cultivation

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This report, also known as the NUTS2 report, fulfils the requirement of Article 19(2) of the Renewable Energy Directive (Directive 2009/28/EC). The report provides regional (at NUTS2 level) estimates of greenhouse gas emissions arising from cultivation of biofuel feedstocks in the UK , which can be used for reporting under the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligations (RTFO).

It also identifies those regions of the UK where the Renewable Energy Directive disaggregated - or component - default values for cultivation can be used. This is is the second report and includes updated data and methodology: it was accepted by the European Commission in March 2013.

Published 25 March 2013