Feedstock Used

Applies to:

Biogas Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of direct and indirect land use change and displacement of feedstock from other industries to bioenergy industry. The indicator considers type of the feedstock and weather feedstock is considered to be waste or residue.

Questions:

What type of feedstock is used in the plant?

Is feedstock considered to be waste/residue?

Rating:

Manure

Other feedstock that is considered to be waste or residue

Co-digestion including manure and other feedstock that is considered to be waste or residue

Co-digestion including other feedstock that is not considered to be waste or residue

Co-digestion including silage

Silage

Sources of information:

Seadi TA, Rutz D, Prassl H, K├Âttner M, Finsterwalder T, Volk S, Janssen R. 2008. Biogas Handbook.

EBRD. 2014. Environmental and Social Policy.