Regulation On The Production Of Electricity From Biomass

Original Language Title: Verordnung über die Erzeugung von Strom aus Biomasse

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Regulation on the generation of electricity from biomass (Biomass Ordinance-BiomasseV)

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Date of departure: 21.06.2001

Full quote:

" Biomass Ordinance of 21. June 2001 (BGBl. 1234), as last amended by Article 12 of the Law of 21. July 2014 (BGBl. I p. 1066) has been changed "

:Last modified by Art. 12 G v. 21.7.2014 I 1066

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(+ + + Text evidence from: 28.6.2001 + + +)

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Input Formula

Based on § 2 (1) sentence 2 of the Renewable Energies Act of 29. March 2000 (BGBl. 305), in conjunction with Article 56 (1) of the Act on Jurisdiction Adjustment of 18. March 1975 (BGBl. 705) and the organisation of the chancellor of 22. January 2001 (BGBl. 127), the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, in agreement with the Federal Ministries of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture, and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology, is responsible for the protection of the rights of the Bundestag: Non-official table of contents

§ 1 Role

This regulation goverts the scope of the Renewable Energy Act, Which substances are considered as biomass, which technical processes for the production of electricity from biomass fall within the scope of the law and which environmental requirements are to be complied with in the production of electricity from biomass. Non-official table of contents

§ 2 Recognised Biomass

(1) Biomass for the purposes of this Regulation are sources of energy from Phyto and Zoomasse. This includes phyto-and zoom-mass resulting from secondary and secondary products, residues and waste, the energy content of which comes from phyto-and zoom-asse.(2) Biomass within the meaning of paragraph 1 shall be in particular:
Plants and Plant constituents,
energy carriers produced from plants or plant constituents, all of which are constituents and intermediate products derived from biomass, in the sense of the Paragraph 1,
Waste and by-products of plant and animal origin from the agricultural, forestry and fish industries,
Biowaste within the meaning of Section 2 (1) of the Biowaste Regulation,
from biomass as referred to in paragraph 1 by Gasification or pyrolysis produced gas and resulting product and by-products,
Alcohols produced from biomass referred to in paragraph 1, the components thereof, (
prejudice to paragraph 1, the biomass for the purposes of this Regulation shall be as follows:
Moisturizer, paving care and cleaners,
biogas produced by anaerobic digestion,
(4) Substances from which, insense of § 2 (3), sentence 4 of the Renewable Energy Act of 29 May, the following are used for fermentation in the case of fermentation sludge. March 2000 (BGBl. I p. 305) in the The current version of the Directive is currently in force. As a result of the fact that the biomass has already been used as electricity from biomass in April 2000, these plants continue to be regarded as biomass. This shall not apply to substances according to § 3 No. 4. unofficial table of contents

§ 2a (omitted)

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§ 3 Non-biomass substances

Not considered as biomass for the purposes of this Regulation:
fossil fuels as well as secondary and secondary products produced from them,
mixed municipal waste from private households as well as similar waste from other sources of origin, including from mixed municipal waste Biomass fractions,
Altholz with the exception of industrial wood
Paper, cardboard, Carton,
Sewage Sludge in the sense of the Sewage Sludge Ordinance,
Port Slick and Other Water sludges and sediments,
Animal by-products in the sense of Article 3 (1) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 June 2009. The Commission adopted a proposal for a regulation on animal by-products not intended for human consumption in October 2009 and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 (OJ L 376, 27.12.2002, p. 1), as defined by Directive 2010 /63/EU (OJ L 327, 22.12.2010, p. 33), to the extent that
is the material of category 1, in accordance with Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009,
for Category 2 material, in accordance with Article 9 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, with the exception of manure, of the stomach and of the
for Category 3 material, as referred to in Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, with the exception of hides, skins, hooves, feathers, wool, horns, hairs and furs as referred to in Article 10 (b) (iii) to (v), (h) and (n), and this material shall be disposed of directly as waste by incineration, or
is Category 3 material as defined in Article 10 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, which is used in processing plants for Category 1 or Category 2 material , as well as substances produced or otherwise produced by the processing thereof
clarifying gas.
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§ 4 Technical procedure

(1) Technical procedures for the production of electricity from biomass for the purposes of this Regulation shall apply to single-stage and multi-stage electricity production processes by means of the following types of installations: style="font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ">
Fireworks in combination with steam turbine, steam engine, Stirlingmotor and gas turbine processes, including Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) processes,
Combustion Engines,
gas turbine plants,
fuel cell systems,
other plants that operate like the technical procedures referred to in points 1 to 4 with respect to the objective of climate protection and environmental protection.
(2) Insofar as a For the purposes of this Regulation, power generation from biomass for the purposes of this Regulation shall be possible only by means of ignition or support firing with other substances other than biomass, such substances may also be used.(3) In installations referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, gas (synthesis gas) may be used up to a percentage of 10 of the hundred of the energy content, or gas (synthesis gas) produced by thermal processes under a shortage of oxygen, if the gas (synthesis gas) is made from sewage sludge has been produced in accordance with the Sewage Sludge Regulation. Non-official table of contents

§ 5 Environmental requirements

To prevent and reduce environmental pollution, to protect and to provide harmful environmental impacts and security, as well as the protection of resources and ensuring the environmentally sound management of waste, shall be those applicable to the relevant technical procedures and to the use of the substances in question to comply with public law. Non-official table of contents

§ 6 Entry into force

This regulation occurs on the day after the announcement is made. Non-official table of contents

Final formula

The Bundesrat has agreed. unofficial table of contents

Appendix 1 to 3 (omitted)