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Combined Heat and Power: Oils

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 3 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will take steps to encourage the use of combined heat and power generated from cooking oil recycled by means of gravity separation and filtration techniques; and if he will make a statement. (258815)

Good quality combined heat and power benefits from a number of support mechanisms, such as exemption from the climate change levy and enhanced capital allowances. Combined heat and power produced from a renewable fuel meeting the legal requirements also benefits from the operation of the renewables obligation.