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RFA Research

Part of the Renewable Fuels Agency's role is to commission and undertake research into the impacts of the RTFO

We have a duty to consider how the Obligation affects:

• Carbon emissions

• Agriculture

• Other Economic Activities

• Sustainable Development

• The Environment Generally

We also carry out research to enable us to further develop our technical guidance.

Links to some of our key research can be found below


Jan 2010

Year Two of the RTFO

Jan 2010

Year Two of the RTFO - supporting studies

Oct 2010

Agricultural Production Models and Methods for UK Biofuels

Jan 2010

Year One of the RTFO


Avoiding Indirect Land Use Change (iLUC)


Indirect Effects of Wastes

Impacts of the RTFO on UK Business

Last Modified: 2 Feb 2011