European Green Deal

The Green Deal aims for the European Union to reach their target of climate neutrality by 2050. To achieve this goal, the European society and economy must be transformed and the transformation must be cost-effective, fair and socially balanced.

Lithuania is taking action: The Law of the Republic of Lithuania on Alternative Fuels will soon be adopted. After it is adopted, the Lithuanian transport sector will develop according to the EU Green Deal policy.

Law of the Republic of Lithuania on Alternative Fuels

The Law on Alternative Fuels will create opportunities to increase the share of renewable energy sources (RES) in the transport sector by up to 15% by 2030, thus significantly reducing the negative impact on climate and promoting the consumption of biofuels at the pump.

Draft Law

From 2026, all vehicles and buses purchased through public procurement procedure will have to be clean.

Clean vehicles

  • Clean vehicles - Clean vehicles – from 2026, clean vehicles will be considered as vehicles using biomethane or methane-hydrogen blend.

Mandatory RES share for petrol and diesel suppliers

Fuel suppliers must ensure that the fuel from renewable energy sources in the total energy value of petrol and diesel placed on the domestic market by a fuel supplier for each calendar year would account for an appropriate share.

Mandatory RES share for natural gas suppliers

Suppliers of natural gas to the transport sector must ensure that biogas or non-biological gaseous fuels sold from renewable energy sources in the total energy value of natural gas by a fuel supplier for each calendar year would account for an appropriate share.

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