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Legislative Documents


Directives and Regulations


Regulation on Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action

21 December, 2018

Fuel Quality Directive (2009/30/EC) consolidated

21 December, 2018

DIRECTIVE 98/70/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 13 October 1998 relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and amending Council Directive 93/12/EEC.

Directive (2018/2001/EU) of the European parliament and of the council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources

11 December, 2018

Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) consolidated

15 September, 2015

Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) amended by Council Directive 2013/18/EU of 13 May 2013 and Directive 2015/1513 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 September 2015.

Directive 2015/652/EC laying down the methodology pursuant to the Fuel Quality Directive

20 April, 2015

COUNCIL DIRECTIVE (EU) 2015/652 of 20 April 2015 laying down calculation methods and reporting requirements pursuant to Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuel.

Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (2014/94/EU)

22 October, 2014

Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (2014/94/EU) on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure.


Sustainability criteria for biofuels


Decisions approving voluntary schemes

Last update: 20 August, 2019

Voluntary schemes help to ensure that biofuels are sustainably produced by verifying that they comply with the EU sustainability criteria.

Commission Regulation on defining the criteria and geographic ranges of highly biodiverse grassland (2014/1307/EU)

08 December, 2014

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 1307/2014 of 8 December 2014 on defining the criteria and geographic ranges of highly biodiverse grassland for the purposes of Article 7b(3)(c) of Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels and Article 17(3)(c) of Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.

Commission Decision on information about biofuels and bioliquids to be submitted by economic operators to Member States (2011/13/EU)

12 January, 2011

COMMISSION DECISION of 12 January 2011 on certain types of information about biofuels and bioliquids to be submitted by economic operators to Member States.

Commission Communication on voluntary schemes and default values in the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme (2010/C160/01)

19 June, 2010

Communication from the Commission on voluntary schemes and default values in the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme.

Communication from the Commission on the practical implementation of the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme and on counting rules for biofuels (2010/C160/02)

19 June, 2010

Communication from the Commission on the practical implementation of the EU biofuels and bioliquids sustainability scheme and on counting rules for biofuels.

Commission Decision on guidelines for the calculation of land carbon stocks (2010/335/EU)

10 June, 2010

COMMISSION  DECISION of  10  June  2010 on  guidelines  for  the  calculation  of  land  carbon  stocks  for  the  purpose  of  Annex  V  to  Directive 2009/28/EC.