Promotion in Romania


Updated: 18.01.2019

Author: Cristina Blajin

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). 


Only biofuels are eligible under the quota system. 

Statutory provisions

  • 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)
  • Emergency Ordinance No. 80/2018 (Ordonanța de urgenta nr. 80/2018 pentru stabilirea conditiilor de introducere pe piata a benzinei si motorinei, de introducere a unui mecanism de monitorizare si reducere a emisiilor de gaze cu efect de sera si de stabilire a metodelor de calcul și de raportare a reducerii emisiilor de gaze cu efect de sera si pentru modificarea si completarea Legii nr. 220/2008 pentru stabilirea sistemului de promovare a producerii energiei din surse regenerabile de energie - Emergency Ordinance No. 80/2018 for laying down the conditions for placing on the market gasoline and diesel fuel, introducing a mechanism for monitoring and reducing greenhouse gas emissions and laying down calculation and reporting methods for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and for amending and supplementing the Law no. 220/2008 on establishing the system for promoting the production of energy from renewable energy sources )


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