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Government scraps duty on biofuel production | 24dash.com - Environment

New Government regulations are about to come into force which will open up the market for biofuel production in the UK.

At present the law requires anyone producing any quantity of a biofuel (mostly biodiesel in the UK) to pay duty of 28.35p on every litre.

Additionally producers must submit returns to HM Revenue & Customs and hold a permit, however, from 30th June 2007 the following changes come into force:

- A production threshold of 2,500 litres per annum below which producers will not need to submit returns or pay duty, ....

This fundamental change in regulation means that everyone will have the opportunity to produce enough biofuel for their own personal consumption, duty free.

One to look into, that field of Oilseed Rape looks like a good idea ....

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A use for our front "lawn" (aka wildlife reserve)?

Don't bother with a field. Get the used oil from your local chippie: run a diesel off that no problems.

A good, sensible regulation by the government. I will definitely be looking into biofuel once the legislation comes into effect.

A good, sensible regulation by the government. I will definitely be looking into biofuel once the legislation comes into effect.

Only two questions:

Is 2,500l per annum enough for a family? And is it viable to make it in that small a quantity?

If the answer's yes in both cases them - whoopee! A sensible policy fro HMG. Must be the first in quite a while.

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This is indeed good news and though I won't be developing my own fuel, once it's viable, I will.

By the way, are you coming to the awards on Sunday? You were a category winner, remember?

How many baby seals will I have to club to produce 2500 litres of biofuel?

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