As you might remember, the EU wants all state members to use 10 percent of biofuels by 2020 at pumps. The way this policy gets implemented is left up to the will of each country, either by mandatory blends or sales quotas. Such is the case of Spain, which has just started to make biofuel blends/quotas a real thing. The idea is that Spanish gas stations should supply 1.9 percent biofuels at pumps, either directly blended in fuels or at separate pumps, by 2008. The amounts become mandatory for 2009 and 2010, which are 3.4 and 5.83 percent respectively. If you wonder if you will be able to know if there's ethanol blended with your unleaded or biodiesel with your diesel, the bill states that motorists will be informed only when the blend is over 5 percent. The bill also asks for biofuels to be produced in a "sustainable" way. Precisely how "sustainable" is defined is left until the EU passes legislation in how to certify its sustainability.
[Source: Europa Press via Econoticias]

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