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2016 Renewable Fuel Standard Data

Data are current as of June 10, 2018.

  • RIN Generation Summary

    RINs Generated

    • RIN Generation Error Corrections are defined as RINs that have been retired in EMTS using any of the three retirement reason codes of Invalid RIN, Import Volume Error Correction, or Volume Error Correction.
    • Net RINs generated shows the total number of RINs generated minus the invalid RINs generated.
    Fuel (D Code) Total RINs Generated RIN Generation Error Corrections Net RINs Generated
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) 192,361,795 2,061,978 190,299,817
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 4,009,479,816 6,186,273 4,003,293,543
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 98,103,017 132,964 97,970,053
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 15,175,717,036 18,796,313 15,156,920,723
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 534,429 53,441 480,988

    RIN Generation by Producer Type

    This table displays the total number of RINs generated by importers, domestic renewable fuel producers, and foreign renewable fuel producers.

    • Foreign renewable fuel producer may generate RINs if they meet the RFS2 requirements (40 CFR 80.1466). 
    • Importers may generate RINs for fuel generated by foreign renewable fuel producers (including undenatured ethanol producers) if the foreign renewable fuel producer does not generate RINs for that volume.
    Fuel (D Code) Domestic Importer Foreign Generation
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) 171,445,159 20,916,636 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 2,854,169,233 842,461,326 312,849,257
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 63,698,983 34,404,034 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 14,713,569,019 180,530,998 281,617,019
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 0 534,429 0

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  • RIN Generation and Renewable Fuel Volume Production by Month

    This table displays the total production of renewable fuels (in gallons) and quantity of RINs generated under the RFS2 program in each month by fuel category, or D-code. Values listed in this table are not cumulative and this table only displays 2016 data.

    Fuel (D Code)   January February March April
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 1,735,618 14,469,067 15,780,175 16,698,896
    Volume 1,735,618 14,469,067 15,780,175 16,698,896
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 192,615,019 204,641,271 253,575,807 299,587,635
    Volume 125,805,423 133,839,793 165,212,801 194,513,830
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 4,524,355 3,530,282 4,655,543 4,659,635
    Volume 3,716,876 2,961,770 3,740,611 3,797,167
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,247,471,470 1,183,628,761 1,248,133,200 1,191,421,206
    Volume 1,234,729,170 1,175,301,836 1,237,820,868 1,177,649,019
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 127,593 0
    Volume 0 0 127,593 0
    Fuel (D Code)   May June July August
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 16,007,687 14,164,575 15,373,679 15,706,209
    Volume 16,007,687 14,164,575 15,373,679 15,706,209
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 316,147,018 372,978,556 313,790,704 402,609,515
    Volume 205,921,472 242,910,783 204,022,478 263,175,268
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 7,347,796 16,472,787 15,998,969 17,099,805
    Volume 6,316,897 15,303,875 14,968,420 15,841,593
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,283,778,665 1,309,595,625 1,269,674,308 1,334,595,467
    Volume 1,265,704,936 1,295,330,408 1,255,001,875 1,322,077,811
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   September October November December
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 17,414,751 17,807,860 16,603,002 30,600,276
    Volume 17,414,751 17,807,860 16,603,002 30,600,276
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 395,092,445 343,488,061 379,624,327 535,329,458
    Volume 258,286,544 224,837,209 247,486,981 351,174,465
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 5,038,341 5,860,431 5,837,436 7,077,637
    Volume 3,947,198 4,614,985 4,600,781 5,391,762
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,254,909,858 1,290,724,852 1,260,334,134 1,301,449,490
    Volume 1,239,052,192 1,269,876,774 1,240,612,059 1,290,121,249
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 99,563 229,819 77,454 0
    Volume 99,563 229,819 77,454 0

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  • RIN Generation and Renewable Fuel Volume Production by Fuel Type

    Total Production by Fuel Type

    This table displays the total production of renewable fuels (in gallons) and total quantity of RINs in the RFS2 program for all captured 2016 months (in the table above) broken out by fuel type and category.

    Fuel (D Code)   Ethanol (EV 1.0) Biodiesel (EV 1.5) Naphtha (EV 1.5) Heating Oil (EV 1.6) Non-ester Renewable Diesel (EV 1.7)
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 3,805,246 0 0 0 0
    Volume 3,805,246 0 0 0 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 3,291,619,942 0 0 715,445,969
    Volume 0 2,194,392,940 0 0 420,850,390
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 61,459,280 0 27,166,789 1,544,722 7,932,226
    Volume 61,459,280 0 18,111,187 965,452 4,666,016
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 14,724,613,295 169,323,780 0 0 281,617,019
    Volume 14,724,613,295 112,882,497 0 0 165,657,065
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   Butanol Cellulosic Heating Oil (EV application required) Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Renewable Liquefied Natural Gas Renewable Jet Fuel (EV application required) Renewable Jet Fuel (EV 1.6)
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 0 116,582,508 71,974,041 0 0
    Volume 0 0 116,582,508 71,974,041 0 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 0 0 0 1,160,071 1,253,834
    Volume 0 0 0 0 1,160,071 783,646
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 162,942 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 125,340 0 0 0 0 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 534,429 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 534,429 0 0 0 0

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  • Available RINs to Date

    Total Available RINs to Date

    This table displays the total number of RINs generated, retired, locked, and available for all captured 2016 months, broken out by assignment.

    Total Generated = Total Retired (Assigned and Separated) + Total Available (Locked and Unlocked)
    Total Available = Total Locked (Assigned and Separated) + Total Unlocked (Assigned and Separated)

    • RINs may be retired for compliance purposes or other reasons (e.g. reported spills delayed RIN retirement)
    • Available RINs may be unlocked/locked by registered company submitters at any time. Locked RINs are "available" however, they may not be used in EMTS transactions until unlocked.
    • RINs may only be separated (no longer assigned to a batch of renewable fuel) for specific allowed activities. For more information on RIN separation, see the RFS2 regulations: 40 CFR 80.1429. RINs must be separated before they can be used for compliance purposes by obligated parties or renewable fuel exporters.
    Fuel (D Code) Assignments Total Generated Total Retired Total Available
    Locked Unlocked
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) Assigned
    Separated
    192,361,795
    NA
    1,153,780
    190,940,106
    0
    0
    0
    267,909
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) Assigned
    Separated
    4,009,479,816
    NA
    38,319,251
    3,952,324,017
    86,686
    1,358,444
    296,537
    17,094,881
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) Assigned
    Separated
    98,103,017
    NA
    127,612
    97,963,388
    0
    0
    4
    12,013
    Renewable Fuel (D6) Assigned
    Separated
    15,175,717,036
    NA
    226,370,183
    14,942,493,102
    743,590
    234,677
    5,280,740
    594,744
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) Assigned
    Separated
    534,429
    NA
    12,758
    521,671
    0
    0
    0
    0
    Total RINs Assigned and Separated   19,476,196,093 19,450,225,868 2,423,397 23,546,828

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  • RIN Retirements

    Total Retirements by Fuel (D Code)

    This table displays the number of RINS retired and the purpose for retirement broken down by fuel category (D code).

    Fuel (D Code)   Reported Spill Contaminated or Spoiled Fuel Renewable fuel used in an ocean-going vessel Enforcement Obligation Demonstrate Annual Compliance
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 0 0 0 189,742,033
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 109,217 1,016,216 0 65,009,875 3,869,471,053
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 0 0 97,942,959
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 367,501 246,788 3,000 0 14,937,572,165
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 480,988
    Fuel (D Code)   Renewable Fuel Used or Designated to be Used in Any Application that is Not Transportation Fuel, Heating Oil, or Jet Fuel Remedial Action - Retirement Pursuant to 80.1431(c) Remedial Action - Retire for Compliance Remediation of Invalid RIN Use for Compliance Invalid RIN
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 289,875 0 0 2,058,045
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 36,556,846 306,924 322,184 11,664,669 5,777,170
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 15,077 0 0 124,278
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 206,263,834 2,893,263 2,713,830 6,591 14,371,253
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 53,441
    Fuel (D Code)   Volume Error Correction Voluntary RIN Retirement
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 3,933 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 409,103 11
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 8,686 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 4,425,060 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0

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  • RIN Separations

    Total Separations by Fuel (D Code)

    This table displays the the total number of RINs and the condition cited for each RIN separation by fuel category (D code).

    Fuel (D Code)   Receipt of Renewable Fuel by Obligated Party as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(1) Blending to Produce a Transportation Fuel as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(2) Designation of Renewable Fuel and Used Without Further Blending as Transportation Fuel as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(4) Upstream Delegation for Blending as per 40 CFR 80.1440
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 3,738,639 109,704 186,260,277 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 1,933,538,220 1,797,937,586 19,140,476 627,266
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 82,864,567 12,187,997 0 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 11,962,327,912 2,670,997,685 35,719,041 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   Export of Renewable Fuel as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(3) Use as Heating Oil or Jet Fuel as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(2) Use in a Non-Road Engine or Vehicle Designation of Renewable Fuel and Used Without Further Blending as Heating Oil or Jet Fuel as per 40 CFR 80.1429(b)(4)
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 0 0 1,099,395
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 188,888,587 12,063,911 7,526,857 11,054,439
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 1,400,001 0 0 1,522,836
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 270,994,771 1,738,109 24,389 1,520,616
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 521,671 0 0

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  • Cellulosic Waiver Credits