European Renewable Energy Directive (EU RED)

September 15, 2020


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A European Union legislation which mandates that greenhouse gas emissions from the production and use of biofuels must be at least 35% lower than those from fossil fuels. In 2017, this marker will rise to 50%. Biofuels cannot be produced using raw materials from land with high biodiversity value or carbon stock.

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