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Year One of the RTFO

 

RFA 2008/09 report on the RTFO

>>Year One of the RTFO, the RFA's first Annual Report to Parliament on the impacts of the RTFO, is now available for download. The report includes verified data comparing the carbon and sustainability performance of individual fuel suppliers. This is the first time that data of this sort has been published anywhere in the world.

Download the full report:
- Optimised for onscreen display (A3 'double pages')

- Optimised for printing (A4 'single pages')

>>Quarterly Stakeholder Workshop - 4 Feb
We held a workshop with focus on Year One of the RTFO on 4 February in central London.

>>RFA verified data set for Year One of the RTFO
The RFA's verified report on fuels supplied under the RTFO is now available. This report covers the supply from 15 April 2008 to 14 April 2009, and uses the data set after the verification process. You can download it from here as a spreadsheet. There is also a print friendly version available here in Portable Document Format.

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>>Year One of the RTFO
- the supporting studies, appendices and supplier Annual Reports are listed below, ordered by the relevant report section and page number:

Section 1 - Introduction
Annual RFA Stakeholder Survey (page 12)

Section 2 - RTFO 2008/09
Supplier Annual Reports (page 20)
Effectiveness of carbon and sustainability reporting (page 34)

Section 3 - Effects of the RTFO and the fuels supplied
N2O emissions from biofuel feedstock cultivation (page 44)
Impacts of the RTFO on UK business (page 45)
Case study - Malaysian palm oil (page 52)
Case study – Brazilian sugar cane (page 54)

Section 4 - Towards sustainable biofuels
Indirect effects of using wastes, residues and by-products (page 59)
Avoiding indirect land-use change (page 62)
Development of sustainability standards (page 65)
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>>Clarifications and errata
In any set of documents of the length of our 'Year One of the RTFO' report and supporting studies, it is likely that unintended errors or omissions will come to light. Clarifications to the report and corrections to known errors are published here. If you believe you have identified an error that should be corrected, please contact us.

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RFA_SH_Survey_2009.pdf148.12 KB
Effectiveness_of_carbon_and_sustainability_reporting_BIS_for_RFA.pdf994.38 KB
N2O_emissions_from_biofuel_feedstock_cultivation_-_North_Energy_for_RFA.pdf325.8 KB
Impacts_of_the_RTFO_on_UK_business_-_AEA_for_RFA.pdf2.17 MB
RFA_Year_One_palm_case_study.pdf376.57 KB
Case_study_-_Brazilian_sugar_cane_-_ProForest_for_RFA.pdf955.75 KB
Development_of_Sustainability_standards_-__Ecofys_for_RFA.pdf139.33 KB
year_one_of_the_rtfo_a4.pdf4.82 MB
year_one_of_the_rtfo_a3.pdf4.72 MB
N2O_emissions_from_biofuel_feedstock_cultivation_-_North_Energy_for_RFA.pdf325.8 KB
Impacts_of_the_RTFO_on_UK_business_-_AEA_for_RFA.pdf2.17 MB
Case_study_-_Brazilian_sugar_cane_-_ProForest_for_RFA.pdf955.75 KB
Development_of_Sustainability_standards_-__Ecofys_for_RFA.pdf139.33 KB
RFA_SH_Survey_2009.pdf148.12 KB
RFA_Year_One_palm_case_study.pdf376.57 KB
Effectiveness_of_carbon_and_sustainability_reporting_BIS_for_RFA.pdf994.38 KB