Implementation of Legislative Sustainability Requirements for Biofuels and Bio-Energy and Impact on Trade Markets

N.A.P.K. Devriendt, L. Pelkmans, P.J.W.G. Schouwenberg & M. Junginger
The growth of bio-energy currently goes together with the implementation of certain sustainability safeguards. Some sustainability criteria are actually integrated in legislation as a mandate, so all market actors dealing with biofuels and bio-energy for the specific market where the legislation is valid will be confronted with the practicle implementation of these requirements. We can monitor the implementation of these sustainability requirements in national systems, and how commercial actors are affected, which problems they may...