Biomass now provides 11% of the UK’s electricity. That’s the verdict from the Renewable Energy Association (REA), which claims this is equivalent to the output of four Sizewell B Nuclear power stations. The trade body suggests the burning of wood, crops and food wastes generates emissions savings equivalent to taking 1.3 million cars off the road every year. Including biomass boilers and green gas, the REA says bioenergy provides 96% of non-domestic renewable heat in the UK and meets 7.4% of the country’s total energy needs.
Energy Live News 26th March 2019 read more »