Factsheet: Sustainability requirements (COM(2010)11)

Sustainability requirements (COM(2010)11)

Key Information

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
COM(2010)11 Report on sustainability requirements for the use of solid and gaseous biomass sources in electricity, heating and cooling
Description: 
On 25 February 2010, the European Commission presented a report on sustainability requirements for the use of solid biomass and biogas in electricity, heating and cooling. The report makes recommendations on sustainability criteria to be used by those Member States that wish to introduce a scheme at national level, in order to avoid obstacles for the functioning of the internal market for biomass.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate sustainability criteria for solid biomass and biogas.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
DG Energy

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010