I recently visited DECC, along with representatives from the wood fuel industry, to discuss our experiences with the Biomass Suppliers List (BSL) and ways in which it could be improved for the future.
The BSL is currently owned by DECC, but operated under licence by GemServe. The licence and funding is due to expire later this year and DECC are considering where to go with it next…
As ever, DECC remained tight lipped about their plans and considerations, but it is encouraging that they are prepared to talk with, and listen to, the people that the BSL effects most.
A number of issues were discussed in an informal setting, including potential fees, governance and the customer journey. The representatives from DECC seemed to take on board our ideas and concerns.
We will continue to keep our ear to the ground on this topic, so watch this space for more updates on how the BSL will be shaped in the future.