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Biogas Still Far Away from 2020 Target – Potential to Balance Fluctuating Renewable Energy

The annual Biogas Monitoring Report presented by the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) shows that biogas is still far from the objective of feeding 6 billion minto the German natural gas grids by 2020 (Section 31 Gas Access Ordinance – GasNVZ) despite a 54% increase in 2011 and the potential biogas has to balance the growing amount of intermittent renewable energy in Germany.

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The Impact of Biogas Funding

By describing the tensions a planned biogas power plant have caused in a small village in the East Frisia (a region in the state of Schleswig-Holstein), the weekly magazine Der Spiegel exemplifies the consequences of the funding policy for energy generated from biogas/biomass. Continue reading ‘The Impact of Biogas Funding’