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Biofuel statistics: Year 4, (2011 to 2012), report 6

Statistics on biofuels for the obligation year 15 April 2011 to 14 April 2012 (Year 4).

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Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation statistics: obligation period 4, 2011/12, report 6

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Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation statistics: obligation period 4, 2011/12, report 6 data tables

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Detail

It includes information on:

  • the amount of UK road transport fuel from renewable and fossil fuel;
  • the number of Renewable Transport Fuel Certificates (RTFCs) which have been issued;
  • the balance of RTFCs by obligation period;
  • trades of RTFCs between suppliers and/or traders; and,
  • carbon and sustainability (C&S) characteristics of the renewable fuel,
  • Supplier specific C&S data,
  • Supplier performance against the obligation.

Key points:

  • 1.6 billion litres of renewable transport fuel were supplied, 1.9 billion RTFCs were awarded
  • Following the implementation of mandatory sustainability criteria for fuel supplier on or after 15/12/11, RTFCs were issued to 95% of the renewable fuel volume supplied
  • 50% of the renewable fuel to which RTFCs were issued after RED implementation was double counting material.
  • Average carbon savings of 61.2% were made.
  • Biodiesel made up 56.9% of renewable fuel supplied.
  • Bioethanol made up 42.7% of renewable fuel supplied.
  • The largest feedstock was used cooking oil with 800.4 million litres of supply (49.9% of total supply).
  • The second largest feedstock was non-EC corn with 486.0 million litres of supply (30.3% of total supply).
  • The United Kingdom was the second largest known country with 190.0 million litres (11.8% of total supply).

Technical information

Information on Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation statistics: obligation period 4, 2011/12, report 6, including the pre-release access list and related technical documentation can be found here

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