The aged samples in the RTFO
process are used in this test method.
Table 1: Effect of OMMT on aging properties of SBS-modified bitumen in RTFO
test (Table 10 of ).
However for the same binder, but after RTFO
aging, two from five binders does not meet requirements.
NFU chief arable advisor Guy Gagen said: "The efforts of British farmers and certification bodies to meet EU sustainability criteria under the Renewable Energy Directive and the UK RTFO
are being ignored.
It was established to meet increasing demand for UK RTFO
and EU Renewable Energy Directive compliant bioethanol.
A year after the government introduced the controversial Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO
), which substitutes 2.5% of fossil fuels bought on petrol station forecourts for biofuels derived from plants or waste, only 8% of biofuel sold in the UK is manufactured in this country.
But supporters of biofuels said that in the first year of the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO
), the industry had shown it was possible to produce sustainable fuels in the UK.
Today, a year on from the introduction of the RTFO
, the amount of biofuels required in fuels rises from 2.5% to 3.3%, a smaller increase than planned following concerns over effects..