Loughborough University in UK has developed a system of anaerobic digestion that can be monitored over the internet. The project is a collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand. One biogas plant has been installed at each campus, using cafeteria waste to produce biogas.
From 1st July, Austria is holding the Presidency of the EU Council. The new presidency outlined the priorities that will be faced during this 6-month mandate in different hearings with European Parliament committees held between 9 and 12 July.
On the occasion of the FIPER conference “Circular economy: let’s start from energy” held in Rome last June, the Italian federation presented the results of the study “Biomass district heating: an investment for the territory“. The study responds to the need to provide clear indications and accurate data on the environmental, economic and employment suitability for a given territory to start a biomass district heating plant.
A long-term EU strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions is needed to build a modern and clean economy. EBA had the pleasure to join a two-day conference organised this month at the free university of Brussels (ULB) to gather stakeholders’ views on this long-term strategy. more
The Council of the European Union has recently confirmed the provisional agreement reached with the European Parliament on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED II). The provisional deal reached on 13 June was endorsed by the EU ambassadors (Council) on 27 June. more
EBA was present in the 7th edition of the EXPOBIOGAZ exhibition in Strasbourg on 6 and 7 June . Biogas has a great potential in France and activities such as EXPOBIOGAZ help raise awareness on the opportunities of this renewable energy. Considered the benchmark nationwide exhibition for the whole of the sector in France, this edition brought together farmers, local authorities, agri-food industries, waste processing or transport and energy industries, among other stakeholders.
Summer is a good period for background readings. If you didn’t have the opportunity to have a look to the EBA statistical report, this can be the perfect timing for it. This publication has been produced from the analysis of biogas national overviews, markets and policy aspects. The resulting report aims to allow industry, researchers and policy-makers to keep up-to-date with the latest developments of biogas and biomethane sectors in Europe.
The SYSTEMIC project will demonstrate several technologies to recover nutrients, organic matter and water from bio-waste by means of 5 European Demonstration Biogas Plants, operating at full scale and which will be closely studied during the project. more
Biogas Action aims to serve as vehicle for the development of the European biogas sector and to increase the biogas and biomethane production in the European Union, by focusing on removing the non-technical barriers to contribute to creating better frameworks for the widespread production of biogas and biomethane, in line with the EU 2020 targets.