Factsheet: Austrian Norm EN 14961 (Solid biofuels)

Austrian Norm EN 14961 (Solid biofuels)

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Austrian Norm EN 14961 (Solid biofuels)
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Norm für feste Biobrennstoffe ÖNORM EN 14961
Description: 
National implementation of EN 14961 part 1 - 6; Part 1: general requirements, Part 2: wood pellet, Part 3: wood briquettes, Part 4: wood chips Part 5: log wood , Part 6: non woody pellets; Classification based on origin and source, major traded forms and properties. It includes 1. Woody biomass; 2. Herbaceous biomass; 3. Fruit biomass; 4. Biomass blends and mixtures - blends = intentional - mixtures = unintentional and and includes special requirements for chemically treated biomass. EU standards have to be implemented by the national standard organizations
Goal/Aim: 
Standards for solid biofuels

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Austrian Standard Institute

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010