Renewable fuels regulations
These regulations require fuel producers and importers to have an average renewable fuel content of at least 5% based on the volume of gasoline that they produce or import into Canada and of at least 2% based on the volume of diesel fuel and heating distillate oil that they produce or import into Canada. The regulations include provisions that govern the creation of compliance units, allow trading of these units among participants and also require record-keeping and reporting to ensure compliance.
Read about the regulations
- Renewable Fuels Regulations
- The original regulations and later amendments can be found at the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Registry
- The Renewable Fuels Regulations Electronic Reporting System can be accessed through Environment and Climate Change Canada's Single Window
- List of registrants under the Renewable Fuels Regulations
Compliance promotion information
Compliance unit account books
Environment and Climate Change Canada has developed gasoline and distillate compliance unit account book templates. The compliance unit account book templates are not specified by the Minister for the purposes of subsection 31(5) of the regulations, and accordingly, their use is optional.
Reports about the regulations
- Environment and Climate Change Canada publishes annual reports about the Renewable Fuels Regulations on the Government of Canada's Publications' Webpage. All reports can be found here.
For a copy of the compliance unit account book templates or for more information on these regulations, please contact Environment and Climate Change Canada at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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