Eon Biofor Sverige AB v Statens energimyndighe: ECJ 22 Jun 2017

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Promotion of energy from renewable sources – Biofuels used for transport – Directive 2009/28/EC – Article 18(1) – ‘Mass balance’ system to ensure that biogas meets the prescribed sustainability criteria – Validity – Articles 34 and 114 TFEU – National legislation requiring mass balance to be carried out in a clearly demarcated area – The competent national authority admitting that this condition may be met when lasting biogas is transported by means of the national gas network – Injunction of that authority excluding that the same condition may be met in the case of imports from Other Member States of sustainable biogas via interconnected national gas networks – Free movement of goods


ECLI:EU:C:2017:490, [2017] EUECJ C-549/15




Directive 2009/28/EC



Utilities, Environment

Updated: 27 March 2022; Ref: scu.588264