40 CFR 80.1115 - How are equivalence values assigned to renewable fuel?
(b) Equivalence values shall be assigned for certain renewable fuels as follows:
(2) Ethanol other than cellulosic biomass ethanol or waste-derived ethanol which is denatured shall have an equivalence value of 1.0.
(3) Biodiesel (mono-alkyl ester) shall have an equivalence value of 1.5.
(4) Butanol shall have an equivalence value of 1.3.
(1) For renewable fuels not listed in paragraph (b) of this section, a producer or importer shall submit an application to the Agency for an equivalence value following the provisions of paragraph (d) of this section.
(2) A producer or importer may also submit an application for an alternative equivalence value pursuant to paragraph (d) of this section if the renewable fuel is listed in paragraph (b) of this section, but the producer or importer has reason to believe that a different equivalence value than that listed in paragraph (b) of this section is warranted.
(d)Determination of equivalence values.
(2) The application for an equivalence value shall include a technical justification that includes a description of the renewable fuel, feedstock(s) used to make it, and the production process.
(3) The Agency will review the technical justification and assign an appropriate Equivalence Value to the renewable fuel based on the procedure in this paragraph (d).
- 40 CFR 80.1132 — Reported Spillage or Disposal of Renewable Fuel.
- 40 CFR 80.1130 — Requirements for Exporters of Renewable Fuels.
- 40 CFR 80.1101 — Definitions.
- 40 CFR 80.1125 — Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs).
- 40 CFR 80.1126 — How Are RINs Generated and Assigned to Batches of Renewable Fuel by Renewable Fuel Producers or Importers?