Article Series: Biofuel Subsidies

Cost-Effectiveness Assessments

This series of reports provides cost-effectiveness assessments of biofuel policies in the EU and a range of EU countries.

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Biofuels—At What Cost? A review of costs and benefits of EU biofuel policies

This study provides a comprehensive overview of economic and non-economic costs and benefits of the EU, quantifying them where possible using estimates available from public accounts, state-of-the-art literature and author calculations.

Biofuel Costs and Benefits in France

This report evaluates some of the principal issues associated with France’s biofuels industry, including support policies, employment creation, emissions abatement, and the role of biofuels and other renewable technologies in meeting EU renewable energy targets.

Biofuel costs and benefits in Spain

This report evaluates some of the principal issues associated with Spain’s biofuels industry, support policies, employment creation, emission abatement and the role of biofuels and other renewable transport technologies in meeting EU renewable energy targets.

Biofuel Costs and Benefits in the United Kingdom

This report evaluates some of the principal issues associated with the U.K.’s biofuel industry, including support policies, employment creation, emissions abatement, and the role of biofuels and other renewable technologies in meeting EU renewable energy targets.