Where's the support for biomass?

Barrett-Williams, Sally
May 2010
Utility Week;5/7/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p13
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the decision of the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) not to support any project that will build combined heat and power (CHP) plants fueled by biomass. She believes that the Decc officials do not know the basic rules of market, investments and government support. According to Decc, a support for biomass plants could result in future market distortion if bands were changed for new entrants. She recommends for the investment community to engage with Decc.


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