Biofuel mandate – lower emissions or just higher fuel prices?

An Infrastructure News article.

The government’s announcement for authorising the use of biofuels for cars, ships, trains, and trucks is a welcome step that can play a significant role in reducing emissions from the transport sector.

Fuel wholesalers would now need to cut total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for road transport fuels sold by a set percentage every year by using biofuels as a part of the fuel supply.

The Government is to introduce its Sustainable Biofuels Mandate from 1 April 2023. A jet fuel mandate is also in process of being developed, given the challenges that the aviation sector is facing in lowering GHG.

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