Promotion in Romania

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Updated: 03.02.2017

Author: Silvia Nicola

Means of support

Summary of support schemes

Biofuels quota: there is a target for biofuels in place for adding biofuels to petrol and diesel (Art. 3 par. 1 Decision No. 935/2011). Only certified biofuels satisfying specific sustainability criteria can be taken into account for fulfilling the prescribed quota (art. 5 par. 3-9 Decision No. 935/2011). Furthermore, fuel retailers are required to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of the market fuels (Art. 8 par. 10 Decision No. 928/2012 as referred to in Art. I par. 5 Decision No. 1121/2013). 

Technologies

Only biofuels are eligible under the quota system. 

Statutory provisions

  • Decision No. 935/2011 (Hotararea Nr. 935 din 21/09/2011 privind promovarea utilizarii biocarburantilor si a biolichidelor - Decision No. 935 from 21/09/2011 on promoting the utilization of biofuels and bioliquids)
  • Decision No. 918/2012 (Hotararea Nr. 918 din 05/09/2012 pentru modificarea si completarea Hotararii Guvernului nr. 935/2011 privind promovarea utilizarii biocarburantilor si a biolichidelor - Decision No. 918 from 05/09/2012 regarding modification and completion of Decision No. 935/2011 on promoting the utilization of biofuels and bioliquids)
  • Decision No. 1308/2012 (Hotărâre nr. 1308 din 27/12/2012 pentru modificarea Hotărârii Guvernului nr. 935/2011 privind promovarea utilizării biocarburanţilor şi a biolichidelor, precum şi pentru modificarea şi completarea Hotărârii Guvernului nr. 928/2012 privind stabilirea condiţiilor de introducere pe piaţă a benzinei şi motorinei şi de introducere a unui mecanism de monitorizare şi reducere a emisiilor de gaze cu efect de seră - Decision No. 1308 from 27/12/2012 regarding modification of Decision No. 935/2011 on promoting the utilization of biofuels and bioliquids and regarding modification and completion of Decision No. 928/2012 regarding the establishment of the conditions for introducing petrol and diesel and introducing a mechanism for monitoring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions)
  • Decision No. 1121/2013 (Hotararea Guvernului Nr. 1121/2013 pentru modificarea si completarea HG 935/2011 privind promovarea utilizarii biocarburantilor si a biolichidelor, precum si pentru modificarea si completarea HG 928/2012 privind stabilirea conditiilor de introducere pe piata a benzinei si motorinei si de introducere a unui mechanism de monitorizare si reducere a emisiilor de gaze cu efect de sera - Decision No. 1121/2013 regarding the amendment and completion of Decision No. 935/2011 on promoting the utilization of biofuels and bioliquids, as well as amending and completing Decision No. 928/2012 regarding the establishment of the conditions for introducing petrol and diesel and introducing a mechanism for monitoring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions)
  • Decision No. 928/2012 (Hotărârii Guvernului nr. 928/2012 privind stabilirea condiţiilor de introducere pe piaţă a benzinei şi motorinei şi de introducere a unui mecanism de monitorizare şi reducere a emisiilor de gaze cu efect de seră - Decision No. 928/2012 regarding the establishment of the conditions for introducing petrol and diesel and introducing a mechanism for monitoring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions)

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