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Anaerobic Digestion: Biofuels

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 262415, tabled on 10 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the oral contribution of the Minister for Energy and Clean Growth of 16 October 2019, Official Report column 498, what progress the Government has made on reviewing the use of anaerobic digesters and the sustainable sourcing of biofuels.

Answered on

17 June 2019

The Committee on Climate Change published their report on ‘Biomass in a low carbon economy’ in November 2018. The report was a significant contribution to the evidence base and will inform future policy development on renewable energy, including the use of anaerobic digesters and sustainability criteria for biomass.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy