Law on Sugar Cane Production for Biofuels (Law No.06/10)

Source: JOIN IEA/IRENA Policy and Measures Database
Last updated: 4 December 2015

The law regulates sugar cane for production of biofuel. Under this law, foreign companies producing biofuel must sell part of it to the state-owned oil firm SONANGOL. It also requires foregin companies to take up social responsibilities such as provision of medical assistance, access to water and other basic resources in the land used for biofuel production.

Angola has a bioethanol blending mandate of 10%. The Law regulates by when the use of ethanol became mandatory and it introduced fiscal incentives for ethanol producers.

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