Promotion in Germany


Updated: 28.06.2016

Author: Silvia-Lucretia Nicola

Means of support

Summary of support schemes

Greenhouse gas reduction quota. The biofuel quota has been replaced as of January 2015 by a greenhouse reduction quota. Beginning with 2015, emissions have to be reduced by 3.5%, from 2017 by 4% and beyond 2020 by 6%.


The greenhouse reduction quota applies to biofuels only.

Statutory provisions

  • EnergieStG
  • BiomasseV
  • Biokraft-NachV
  • BimSchG


Further information