Using renewable electricity in transport to meet RED targets

EU member states must implement the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) by June 2021. The implementation offers an important opportunity to shift national policies away from an exclusive reliance on crop-based biofuels (especially palm oil) to a broader range of cleaner, advanced fuels. For T&E, the renewable electricity charged into electric vehicles must play a central role in meeting national targets for renewable transport fuels. How? The examples of California and the Netherlands show that a credit mechanism for renewable electricity in transport is a necessary tool to make this happen. Read T&E's briefing below for more.