Factsheet: European Norm Sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids: EN16214

European Norm Sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids: EN16214

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Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
EN16214 - Sustainability criteria for the production of biofuels and bioliquids for energy applications - Principles, criteria, indicators and verifiers
Description: 
CEN/TC 383 Scope: Sustainability principles, criteria and indicators including their verification and auditing schemes, for as a minimum, but not restricted to, biomass for energy applications. This includes greenhouse gas emission and fossil fuel balances, biodiversity, environmental, economic and social aspects and indirect effects within each of the aspects (EN 16214-1; CEN/TS 16214-2; EN 16214-3 and EN 16214-4) (CEN/TC383)
Goal/Aim: 
Define procedures to verify sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids.
Responsible Authority: 
CEN

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014