Promotion in United Kingdom


Updated: 19.01.2019

Author: Georgios Maroulis

Summary of support schemes

A quota system for biofuels is in place in the United Kingdom since 2007. Fuel suppliers for transport are obliged to satisfy a specified quota amount of biofuels in the total supplied fuel. There is a certificate system for providing proof of compliance.



Statutory provisions

  • RTFO 2007 (The Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation Order 2007, No. 3072)
  • RTF and GHG Emissions 2018 (The Renewable Transport Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations 2018)

United Kingdom

Further information

  • Department for Transport
  • +44 0300 330 3000
  • DFT website