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Certification bodies recognition - according to Biofuels Sustainability Ordinance

The Biokraft-NachV is intended to implement Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 23 April 2009. This defines the calculation of the fulfilment of the statutory obligation under the Federal Immission Protection Act to place a certain minimum proportion of biofuels on the market during a calendar year as well as the tax relief capacity of biofuels under the Energy Tax Act.

Certification bodies check the compliance of the sustainability regulations with economic operators in the field of bioenergy and issue so-called interfaces certificates.

Certification bodies shall be recognised on request.

Biofuel Sustainability Ordinance (Biokraft-NachV)Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and on the amendment and subsequent repeal of Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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