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UK SAF Mandate - Public Consultation


The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has opened a public consultation on the Pathway to net zero aviation : developing the UK sustainable aviation fuel mandate.

The SAF mandate will:
  • create demand for SAF
  • achieve greenhouse gas emission savings
  • provide price support for SAF supply
Views are invited on the:
  • overarching targets to be set for 2030 and beyond
  • targets to supply power to liquid fuels and a cap on hydrotreated esters and fatty acids
  • potential buy-out price, which determines the maximum incentive for supplying SAF
  • eligible fuels and sustainability criteria
  • design of the scheme including:
    • who the obligation applies to
    • how certificates will be issued, traded and used for compliance, and how the obligation will be discharged
  • administrator and enforcement of the scheme
  • interactions with other domestic and international policy makers
This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 22 June 2023
If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at corsia@verifavia.com
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