Following the government’s pledge to decarbonise the economy by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released their “Land use: Policies for a net zero UK” report, highlighting the key milestones that the country will have to reach in order to fulfil its objectives. Of those, the CCC’s report states that expanding biomass crops by around 23,000 hectares annually would deliver 2MtCO2e emissions savings in the land sector and an extra 11 MtCO2e from the harvested biomass when used for construction or bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS).
On top of the aim to increase the production of biomass in the country.....
Other News this Month Includes:
- Coal to biomass excluded from CfD
- EU seeks views on RED II sustainability criteria
- Advanced Technology for Producing Omega-3 Nutritional Oils in Camelina
- UK cropping intentions move back to wheat: Grain Market Daily
- Biomass Opportunities in South Africa
Research & Development
- Drax to support evaluation of forest health
- A review on bio-based graphene derived from biomass wastes
Wood & Crop
- Benefits of district heating conversion to wood fuel
- UK’s Port of Tyne invests £1m in wood pellet handling operations