A 72% carbon-saving hurdle for biomass energy from 2020

October 2013
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Oct2013, Issue 464, p11
The article reports that the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has mandated that large biomass energy plants will have to achieve a 72 percent carbon saving compared with fossil fuels to be qualified for Renewables Obligation (RO) support from 2020 onwards. According to the author, the DECC rules aim to ensure all types of power generation from biomass begin to lower greenhouse gas emissions.


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