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2017 Renewable Fuel Standard Data

Data are current as of September 10, 2017.

  • 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) 135,277,418 38,930 135,238,488
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 2,484,629,136 16,710,736 2,467,918,400
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 85,527,779 89,788 85,437,991
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 10,012,882,455 14,801,246 9,998,081,209
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 1,038,652 75,602 963,050

    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) 118,433,280 16,844,138 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) 1,742,037,451 512,648,603 229,943,082
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) 43,797,715 41,730,064 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) 9,834,488,736 8,298,859 170,094,860
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) 0 1,038,652 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 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 196,480,987 214,681,776 282,531,318 281,924,294
    Volume 125,832,385 139,028,864 184,091,264 182,915,380
    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 1,155,633,631 1,287,742,457 1,181,377,529
    Volume 1,248,317,144 1,145,595,333 1,277,759,384 1,173,526,998
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   May June July August
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 22,481,467 22,243,948 20,423,124 20,114,192
    Volume 22,481,467 22,243,948 20,423,124 20,114,192
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 355,652,726 401,123,223 371,707,485 380,527,327
    Volume 231,107,617 262,875,064 242,765,094 248,495,212
    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 1,272,147,393 1,260,586,844 1,273,755,689 1,326,296,546
    Volume 1,265,159,295 1,252,796,034 1,265,208,979 1,314,480,228
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 756,020 0 282,632
    Volume 0 756,020 0 282,632

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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) Naptha (EV 1.5) Heating Oil (EV 1.6) Non-ester Renewable Diesel (EV 1.7)
    Cellulosic Biofuel (D3) RINs 4,784,151 0 0 0 0
    Volume 4,784,151 0 0 0 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 1,982,753,533 0 0 500,047,516
    Volume 0 1,321,822,901 0 0 294,145,425
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 58,909,711 0 19,866,429 1,126,001 5,603,604
    Volume 58,909,711 0 13,244,278 703,751 3,296,237
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 9,842,787,595 0 0 0 170,094,860
    Volume 9,842,787,595 0 0 0 100,055,800
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0 0
    Fuel (D Code)   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 82,119,019 48,374,248 0
    Volume 0 82,119,019 48,374,248 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 0 0 0 1,828,087
    Volume 0 0 0 1,142,554
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 22,034 0 0
    Volume 0 22,034 0 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 0 0 0 0
    Volume 0 0 0 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 1,038,652 0 0 0
    Volume 1,038,652 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
    135,277,418
    NA
    0
    339,520
    0
    424,987
    688,235
    133,824,676
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) Assigned
    Separated
    2,484,629,136
    NA
    20,997,393
    113,993,406
    8,449,023
    18,592,363
    219,448,260
    2,103,148,691
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) Assigned
    Separated
    85,527,779
    NA
    89,611
    182
    0
    23,692
    19,861,205
    65,553,089
    Renewable Fuel (D6) Assigned
    Separated
    10,012,882,455
    NA
    129,392,401
    172,960,557
    8,697,558
    361,094,411
    716,917,002
    8,623,820,526
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) Assigned
    Separated
    1,038,652
    NA
    75,602
    0
    0
    0
    0
    963,050
    Total RINs Assigned and Separated   12,719,355,440 437,848,672 397,282,034 11,884,224,734

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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 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 0 579
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 9,608 1,699,490 0 113,455,275 3,109,209
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 5 0 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 1,288 77,994 0 167,333,247 117,412,359
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 0 0 0 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 300,011 0 38,930 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 6,481 0 16,623,700 87,036
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 0 0 81,728 8,060
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 612,724 2,114,100 11,206,506 3,594,740
    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 4,132,264 0 130,456,919 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 1,057,835,612 941,029,128 11,094,668 370,675
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 54,551,838 9,341,949 22,034 0
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 7,245,758,909 1,809,924,100 24,978,245 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 0
    Biomass-Based Diesel (D4) RINs 196,771,517 18,502,571 3,974,814 6,155,475
    Advanced Biofuel (D5) RINs 535,141 14,160 0 1,111,841
    Renewable Fuel (D6) RINs 76,615,792 598,448 0 0
    Cellulosic Diesel (D7) RINs 0 282,632 0 680,418

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  • Cellulosic Waiver Credits