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Recycling: Oils

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 24 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what steps he is taking to encourage the recycling of used cooking oil to produce carbon-neutral electricity. (251151)

The Renewables Obligation provides specific support for the use of biodiesel derived from cooking oil in the generation of carbon-neutral electricity. The level of support is dependent on the proportion of cooking oil within the biodiesel.