Renewable Energy Directive 2021-2030

European Union

End of 2018 the Renewable Energy Directive for the period 2021-2030 was published at the EU’s Official Journal.

By 2030, at least 32% share of renewable energy in the final energy consumption should be achieved, as well as at least 14% of renewable energy used in the transport sector, with a sub-target of at least 3,5% for advanced biofuels. (see articles 25 and 27)

For biomass specific sustainability criteria are mentioned in articles 26 and 29.

The Directive can be downloaded here.

In 2019 a delegated act on biofuels from high-ILUC-risk feedstocks was published. More information can be found here.

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