maize clamp© Tim Scrivener
Plans to limit Feed-in Tariffs (Fits) support for new biogas plants generating electricity from crop-based feedstocks threaten to restrict future energy crop opportunities for growers. The proposals are set out in a recent consultation alongside other plans to cut AD support and introduce sustainability criteria in line with the Renewables Obligation and Renewable Heat Incentive. The aim is to push developers of new biogas plants away from reliance on crop-based feedstocks such as maize silage towards greater use of processing […]