UK relies on biomass imports

July 2011
Utility Week;7/8/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p10
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to the energy sector in Great Britain. The Environmental Data Services reports that coal-fired power stations co-firing biomass used less biomass from British sources. The Office of Gas and Energy Markets (Ofgem) has released feedback on energy measurement from households in the Energy Demand Research Project. The Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat) says that there will be increased flooding due to pressures of more houses and climate change.


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