Forage maize being harvested© Tim Scrivener
Suppliers of crop-based feedstocks such as maize or grass silage to anaerobic digestion (AD) plants will have to meet strict new sustainability criteria from this autumn. Operators could face hefty financial penalties from 5 October, when existing sustainability criteria for the Renewables Obligation (RO) will be extended to claimants of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Contracts for Difference (CfD) support. Any new or existing AD plant producing renewable heat via combined heat and power, or injecting biomethane to grid […]