Sustainable Biomass

The Renewable Energy Directive RED II (Directive (EU) 2018/2011 of December 11, 2018 requires that biofuels, bioliquids and biomass fuels should always be produced in a sustainable manner. National Policies such as the German regulations for the compensation of costs for renewable energy generation have to consider this requirement.

SURE (Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme) was set up specifically to provide proof of the sustainability of the fuels used by the biogas plants and biomass power plants concerned: In a system recognized by the EU, the entire chain from cultivation to conversion of the biomass into electricity and heat is certified.