Legislation and standards for biogas

Government Policies

Biogas related legislation and regulations - the key focus of legislation and regulations pertaining to biogas in New Zealand largely cover odor and environmental effects (including waste management and pollution prevention) and the generation of renewable energy. Carbon dioxide and equivalent mitigation are more recent issues covered by legislation. Safety is an additional issue. Key pieces of legislation include:

Government roles and resources

The key Government Ministries involved in the regulation of (or with an interest in) biogas generation in New Zealand can be found here.

Technical guides

Use the Biogas Publications and Resources page to find useful standards and technical guides

Testing and certification