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Biofuel statistics: Year 9 (2016 to 2017), report 6 (revised)

Statistics for year 9 (report 6), from 15 April 2016 to 14 April 2017.


Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation statistics: year 9, report 6 tables

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The publication has been subject to a minor amendment following the discovery of an inconsistency between the report and the separately published tables. In the report only Figure 1 and one figure quoted from Table RTFO 02 were affected. This has not affected any other part of the release or any of the tables.

Statistics on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO) for the obligation year 15 April 2016 to 14 April 2017 (year 9) based on data currently available. This is the final report and contains the complete dataset for year 9.

The report includes information on the:

  • amount of UK road transport fuel from renewable and fossil fuel
  • number of Renewable Transport Fuel Certificates (RTFCs) which have been issued to fuel meeting the sustainability requirements
  • balance of RTFCs by obligation period
  • trades of RTFCs between suppliers and traders
  • carbon and sustainability characteristics of the renewable fuel to which RTFCs have been issued
  • voluntary scheme data of renewable transport fuel
  • feedstock by supplier as a percentage of their supply
  • country of origin by supplier as a percentage of their supply
  • percentage of renewable fuel that was sustainable by supplier
  • carbon and sustainability data by supplier
  • RTFO wide fuel supply by volume and energy
  • civil penalties and other non-compliance
  • performance against GHG reporting requirements

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Published 1 February 2018
Last updated 14 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced biofuels report to correct a minor error in the original.
  2. First published.