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2017 Renewable Fuel Standard Data

Data are current as of April 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) 250,586,957 45,196 250,541,761
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 3,848,850,322 18,956,205 3,829,894,117
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 143,646,572 92,528 143,554,044
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 15,107,596,992 21,816,571 15,085,780,421
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 1,743,894 75,602 1,668,292

    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) 213,914,979 36,671,978 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 2,815,541,970 694,129,042 339,179,310
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 69,757,482 73,889,090 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 14,850,266,788 12,347,968 244,982,236
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 459 1,743,435 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 2017 data.

    Fuel (D Code)   January February March April
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 459,290 15,952,451 16,236,224 17,366,722
    Volume 459,290 15,952,451 16,236,224 17,366,722
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 196,564,702 214,681,787 282,779,668 281,924,294
    Volume 125,888,192 139,028,871 184,237,352 182,915,380
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 5,692,281 5,384,870 4,588,049 7,016,783
    Volume 4,409,695 4,236,383 3,725,001 5,209,743
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,255,342,366 1,155,647,593 1,287,875,032 1,181,601,073
    Volume 1,248,317,144 1,145,609,295 1,277,891,959 1,173,750,542
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   May June July August
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 22,483,740 22,247,552 20,427,116 20,182,150
    Volume 22,483,740 22,247,552 20,427,116 20,182,150
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 355,652,983 401,123,223 371,708,336 380,641,392
    Volume 231,107,788 262,875,064 242,765,661 248,571,255
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 13,337,119 16,020,090 5,312,768 28,175,819
    Volume 12,398,941 15,041,769 4,211,621 26,942,858
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,272,147,543 1,260,920,697 1,273,847,956 1,326,376,605
    Volume 1,265,159,383 1,253,129,887 1,265,301,246 1,314,560,287
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 756,020 0 282,632
    Volume 0 756,020 0 282,632
    Fuel (D Code)   September October November December
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 21,457,654 22,076,199 22,546,912 49,150,947
    Volume 21,457,654 22,076,199 22,546,912 49,150,947
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 331,206,205 349,513,398 316,416,677 366,637,657
    Volume 215,566,528 227,487,437 206,390,085 238,469,084
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 16,798,442 5,585,313 28,686,775 7,048,263
    Volume 15,561,431 4,415,373 27,255,375 5,391,830
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,230,230,891 1,302,786,192 1,281,523,019 1,279,298,025
    Volume 1,221,924,491 1,291,570,517 1,278,388,497 1,271,118,705
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 377,775 0 327,467
    Volume 0 377,775 0 327,278

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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 2017 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 10,046,934 0 0 0 0
    Volume 10,046,934 0 0 0 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 3,075,214,257 0 0 770,898,438
    Volume 0 2,050,122,294 0 0 453,469,386
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 99,392,347 0 31,529,071 1,956,751 8,750,305
    Volume 99,392,347 0 21,019,366 1,222,972 5,147,237
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 14,862,614,756 0 0 0 244,982,236
    Volume 14,862,614,756 0 0 0 144,107,197
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   Cellulosic Diesel Cellulosic Heating Oil (EV application required) Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Renewable Liquefied Natural Gas Renewable Jet Fuel (EV 1.6)
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 0 157,063,340 83,476,683 0
    Volume 0 0 157,063,340 83,476,683 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 0 0 0 2,737,627
    Volume 0 0 0 0 1,711,017
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 2,018,098 0 0
    Volume 0 0 2,018,098 0 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 459 1,743,435 0 0 0
    Volume 270 1,743,435 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 2017 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
    251,867,568
    NA
    714,182
    232,040,313
    0
    228,671
    209,998
    18,674,404
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) Assigned
    Separated
    3,883,851,888
    NA
    30,737,380
    3,093,494,473
    4,328
    3,738,826
    11,573,535
    744,303,346
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) Assigned
    Separated
    145,158,086
    NA
    89,611
    140,086,895
    32,492
    0
    217,342
    4,731,746
    Renewable Fuel (D6) Assigned
    Separated
    15,295,496,760
    NA
    258,963,791
    12,454,089,571
    851,175
    72,807,430
    23,215,157
    2,485,569,636
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) Assigned
    Separated
    1,743,894
    NA
    75,602
    1,667,352
    0
    0
    0
    940
    Total RINs Assigned and Separated   19,578,118,196 16,211,959,170 77,662,922 3,288,496,104

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    NOTE: Due to remedial and corrective actions, the values reported for total RINs generated in this table may not match monthly RIN generation data.

  • 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 Enforcement Obligation Demonstrate Annual Compliance Renewable Fuel Used or Designated to be Used in Any Application that is Not Transportation Fuel, Heating Oil, or Jet Fuel
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 0 0 0 231,659,281 844
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 9,673 1,703,440 4,670 3,092,742,500 10,202,154
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 5 140,083,973 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 18,310 141,888 0 12,448,067,084 240,219,361
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 1,667,352 0
    Fuel (D Code)   Remedial Action - Retirement Pursuant to 80.1431(c) Remediation of Invalid RIN Use for Compliance Invalid RIN Volume Error Correction
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 1,049,174 0 39,977 5,219
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 613,211 0 16,758,985 2,197,220
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 84,468 8,060
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 676,048 2,114,100 16,922,662 4,893,909
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 75,602 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 11,117,547 0 239,825,841 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 1,868,476,488 1,587,898,659 19,845,966 420,155
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 124,906,426 15,402,802 2,017,521 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 11,878,731,450 2,893,996,028 58,307,913 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 459 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 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 326,140,261 23,833,135 6,345,494 8,576,487
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 535,141 14,160 0 1,942,591
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 180,545,980 885,266 0 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 282,632 0 1,385,201

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  • Cellulosic Waiver Credits