Renewable Fuels Agency to be incorporated into DfT
Duties for the agency, which is tasked with regulating biofuels entering the UK market and encouraging their sustainability, will be transferred to the Department for Transport.
The agency was created in October 2007 as a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles Division of the Department for Transport.
Its achievements including adminstering the first attempt to regulate the sustainability of biofuel in the world.
Nick Goodall, CEO of the Agency, said: 'The RFA has published world-class reports and research and I think all those involved in its work can take pride in the legacy it will leave behind.
'Our staff care about their work and the evidence is in their internationally respected output. I'm proud to have led the team that showed the way for biofuels to be sustainable.'
All permanent employees are to be transferred to the Department for Transport as part of the Low Carbon Fuels team.