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Law 11.097/2005 establishing the Mandatory Biodiesel Requirement, Laws 13.033 and 13.263

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2005
The Law 11.097 (amending Law 9.478 of 1997) introduced biodiesel in transport energy mix of Brazil. Under the law and subsequent resolutions by the National Council of Energy Policy (Conselho Nacional de Politica Energética, CNPE) implementing the requirements of the law, the mandated minimum increased from 2% biodiesel by 2008 and 5% by 2013, 5 to 6% in 2014, and then again from 6 to 7% in November 2015. In March 2016, Brazil's House of Representatives approved law 13.263 that plans an increase of the mandatory minimum of biodiesel in diesel fuel by 1 % annually, to reach 10 % by March 2019. On November 9, 2017, the CNPE decided to accelerate the increase to reach 10% by March 2018.

Resolution 5/2019 CNPE defines mandatory annual targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for the commercialization of fuels

  • Levels of biodiesel and biofuel from biomass in available fuels; biodiesel at 5% (law 11.097) and 8 to 10% (law 13.033) by 2010, 2017, 2018, 2019 against 2005, 2014, 2016 baselines
    Transportation | Fixed level target | Target year: 2019 | Base year: 2005, 2014, 2016
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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