Timber Standard for Heat & Electricity
- Department of Energy & Climate Change
- Part of:
- CPET resources for government procurers, suppliers and businesses, Low carbon technologies, and Energy industry and infrastructure licensing and regulation
- First published:
- 10 February 2014
This sets out how the land criteria will apply to those generating heat and electricity from woody biomass under the Renewable Heat Incentive, Renewables Obligation and Contracts for Difference.
Ref: 14D/025 PDF, 320KB, 17 pages
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Reflecting the decisions in the Government Response to the consultation on proposals to enhance the sustainability criteria for the use of biomass feedstocks under the Renewables Obligation (RO), DECC is publishing this Timber Standard to set out how the Sustainable Forest Management Criteria will apply to the use of woodfuel under the Renewable Heat Incentive, Renewables Obligation and Contracts for Difference.
The government’s woodfuel guidance sets out how to comply with the land criteria for those producing heat and electricity from woody biomass.
Published: 10 February 2014