Policy - 25/May/2018

Biomass support threatens clean energy transition

Over stimulation of biomass-fired combined heat and power and insufficient control of the sustainability of the raw material is leading Denmark in the wrong direction on clean energy, warns the country’s council on climate change

As a major consumer of biomass and the EU country using the highest proportion of imported biomass for energy production, Denmark should take an international lead on developing better criteria for measuring when the fuel is and is not a green source of energy and securing the right balance between it and cleaner forms of renewables ...

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