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Tallow review: a report on the current animal fat market

Assessment of the tallow market and the impacts caused by changes to the way renewable energy targets are counted by EU member states.

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Tallow review: a report on the current animal fat market

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Report on the current animal fat (tallow) market to assessing the impact from allowing double counting of biodiesel produced from category 1 tallow as well as the:

  • issues
  • risks
  • available data

The research enabled us to set out an approach to monitoring these impacts by creating, through consultation, the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation suppliers’ guidance.

The report is made by Ecofys on behalf of the Department for Transport.

Published 14 December 2012