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The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets reviews the use of biodiesel for generating electricity under the renewables obligations (Biodiesel, glycerol and the Renewables Obligation)

Summary The UK Government's aim is that renewable energy will make an increasing contribution to energy supplies in the UK, with renewable energy playing a key role in the wider climate change programme. Background The Renewables Obligation (“RO”) is concerned with the generation of electricity from eligible renewable sources. Substances that are derived directly or indirectly from fossil fuel are not supported under the RO (see Article 9 of the RO Orders, hereinafter defined). Such renewable resources which would qualify include wind, wave, tidal stream, landfill gas, sewage gas and biogas from anaerobic digestion. However, it is more complicated, in the case of pure biomass (the fuel has to be less than 10% contaminated by fossil fuels, and various other restrictions); and hydro

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Yasmin Arshed, The UK Office of Gas and Electricity Markets reviews the use of biodiesel for generating electricity under the renewables obligations (Biodiesel, glycerol and the Renewables Obligation), 3 September 2008, e-Competitions September 2008, Art. N° 21924

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