Denmark was 44 votes from potential biomass collapse

The EU Parliament wants biomass to play a larger role as a renewable energy source, with conditions similar to Denmark's. However, the industry is not completely thrilled with certain legislative amendments.

Wednesday was a day of jubilation for the EU renewables sector. With broad support, the EU Parliament adopted a negotiation position for a 35 percent renewables target by 2030. However, it remains to be formally adopted, as the EU Council only adopted a 27 percent target as its negotiation position last month.

Major sectors such as wind were not the only ones celebrating. It was also welcomed by organizations from Europe's largest renewable energy source: biomass.

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