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Coal Fired Power Stations: Biofuels

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 58704, tabled on 19 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what plans he has to convert more coal-fired stations to biomass energy production facilities to contribute to the UK's power needs.

Answered on

27 October 2021

The Government has no plans to convert more coal fired power stations to biomass, and new coal-to-biomass conversions are no longer supported by government under the Contracts for Difference scheme.