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Sustainable Fuel Register to launch at Energy Now

A new industry reporting scheme is set to allow tens of thousands of tonnes of previously unavailable biomass to be used in Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) accredited projects. Crops for Energy (C4E) and Farm Energy Centre (FEC) have joined forces to operate a new scheme called the Sustainable Fuel Register (SFR).

The register will be the first industry led, self-sustaining approved supplier list. This will provide producers, traders and users of non-wood fuels with a simple way of meeting sustainability criteria required for compliance with the RHI. The SFR will be formally launched at Energy Now on 10 February 2016.

Users of wood fuels already benefit from the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL), which allows them easy compliance with the RHI. However, for users of non-woody fuels, there is no such scheme and currently compliance can only be demonstrated by self-reporting, which is expensive and time consuming... Read more>


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