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Lorry movements and other potential impacts associated with new biomass generating plant are considered within the planning process. For proposed plants of 50 MW or below the application is considered by the local planning authority in the normal planning regime. Above that threshold, the Department continues to process legacy applications under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989. However, with effect from
(1) Note: https://www.og.decc.gov.uk/EIP/pages/overview.htm
In April we introduced sustainability criteria to the Renewables Obligation that includes a requirement for power plant operators to report annually on the greenhouse gas emissions lifecycle of their biomass electricity. The lifecycle includes consideration of the emissions associated with the transport of the biomass feedstocks as well as cultivation and processing. This requirement applies to existing as well as new biomass generating plant.