Wood Energy Catalogue

Renewable Energy Directive (EU) 2018/2001 (RED II)

2018
Region
Europe and Central Asia
The Renewable Energy Directive is the legal framework for the development of renewable energy across all sectors of the EU economy. It establishes common principles and rules to remove barriers, stimulate investments and drive cost reductions in renewable energy technologies, and empowers citizens, consumers and businesses to participate in the clean energy transformation.

- Background items (81) and from (93) to (115) are closely relevant to “biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels”
- Article 26 Specific rules for biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels produced from food and feed crops
- Article 29 Sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions saving criteria for biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels
- Article 30 Verification of compliance with the sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions saving criteria
- Article 31 Calculation of the greenhouse gas impact of biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels

Keywords
Renewable Energy Directive, EU, clean energy, biofuel, bioliquids, biomass fuel, bioenergy, sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions
Type of initiatives
Law or Regulations
Level of intervention
Multiple countries
Responsible agencies
European Parliament; Council of Ministers of the European Union; Governments of EU countries