Factsheet: Biomass sustainability regulation

Biomass sustainability regulation

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Biomass Sustainability Regulation
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Biomassestrom-Nachhaltigkeitsverordnung - Verordnung über Anforderungen an eine nachhaltige Herstellung von flüssiger Biomasse zur Stromerzeugung
Description: 
The Biomass Sustainability Regulation stipulates the sustainability requirements for bioliquids, according to the Renewable Energy Directive. Operators of plants producing electricity from liquid biomass under the EEG or – by cross-reference with the EEWärmeG – obligated under EEWärmeG when fulfilling commitment through liquid biomass
Goal/Aim: 
regulate the sustainability requirements for bioliquids

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (BMU))

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2009
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014