Legislation and standards for waste to energy and biogas

Legislation and regulation

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.  Safety is an additional issue. Key pieces of legislation include:

Government Policies

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