South African Cabinet approves biofuels regulatory framework

December 17, 2019 |

In South Africa, the Cabinet approved the Biofuels Regulatory Framework, which will give effect to the implementation of the Biofuel Industrial Strategy. The framework provides five areas to be regulated namely:

  • The feedstock Protocol. The protocol mitigates the risk of the biofuels program towards food security.
  • The mandatory blending regulations so as to create certainty of biofuels demand.
  • The cost recovery mechanism for blending of biofuels.
  • The Biofuels subsidy mechanism for biofuels farmer support and biofuel manufacturer’s support.
  • The selection criteria for biofuel projects requiring a subsidy

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