News Digest Item
28 May 2018

German bio methane market stable

German Energy Agency (dena)

The German bio methane market grew slightly in 2017, according to the Sector Barometer Biomethane 2017/18 by the German Energy Agency (dena). Bio methane had a share of 1.9 percent of the renewable energy market in the power, heating and transport sectors. “The mood in the bio methane sector has recovered for now, despite difficult regulatory conditions such as falling Renewable Energy Act (EEG) support,” dena head Andreas Kuhlmann said.

Read the press release in German here and purchase the publication in German here

For background, read the CLEW dossier Bioenergy in Germany.

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