Interesting Weblinks: Organisations, which provide useful information

A very good overwiew of topics related to the use of biomethane as vehicle fuel from IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency). Frank Scholwin and Johan Grope are co-authors.

Biogasakademin creates visibility for Biogas in Sweden

Platform for stakeholders along the supply chain of bio-methane production and use

Energiforsk collects and supplies many scandinavian and international publication on biogas in cooperation wih IEA Task 37

The German-French Office for renewable energies provides knowledge transfer between Germany and France.

Basics concerning the topic Biogas from the Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (Expert agency for renewable resources)

Very comprehensive publications on technological questions and on country specific information

funding very interesting studies e.g. regarding digestate treatment and utilisation

Interesting Weblinks: Project homepages

Biogas Action aims to serve as a 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 future for biogas.

The ambition of this IEE-project is to exploit the potential of biomethane production and use for transport to overcome the current impasse and bring the key components of the biomethane chain into a joint initiative, stimulating investments ...

The objective of BIOSURF (BIOmethane as SUstainable and Renewable Fuel) is to increase the production and use of biomethane (from animal waste, other waste materials and sustainable biomass), for grid injection and as transport fuel, by removing non-te

The main objective of the proposed project is to build and operate the first ever demonstration plant that substantially increases the biogas potential from wastewater generated within the Pulp- and Paper Industry and at the same time lowering the elec

A full cycle of organic material is demonstrated. Source separated organic waste from municipalities (food waste) and organic residues from horticulture are processed to digestate and compost (garden waste) which was applied in the novel bubble insulat

GreenGasGrids is a 3-year European project funded by the Intelligent Energy for Europe (IEE) programme with the aim to boost the European bio-methane market.

Founded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Brazilian ministry for cities, the GIZ project supports the development of the Brazilian biogas market

Promotion and information on biogas and bioenergy projects in Ukraine and Russia

The subject of the funding is the research and development of energy efficient technologies and the optimisation of processes and procedures. Feasibility studies, monitoring programs, pilot and demonstration projects are supposed to contribute substant

Interesting Weblinks: Reports

This book provides an overview of cutting-edge European research, both from academia and industry, on biogas as well as recovery of resources from biobased materials (wastes, residues,...) Open access PDF is available.

This study, elaborated by Prognos AG and IAEW of RWTH Aachen on behalf of Agora Energiewende, shows the potential of cost reduction and the reduction of CO2 emissions by optimizing energy efficiency in Germany. (available only in German)

Overview on options for municipal organic waste treatment in developing countries in small scale.

The aim oft he program, which was undertaken between 2006 and 2008, was to collect reliable and detailed data about the performance and the economy of biogas plants and therefore about the effects oft he Renewable Energy Act of 2004. (available only in German)

By giving examples, checklists, and comprehensive hints towards rules and standards, the Biogashandbuch Bayern gives answers oft all essential questions about the topic biogas. (available only in German)

IEA Task 37 collects case studies as good examples in biogas sector

Excellent overview and detailed descriptions of methods for laboratory analysis round biogas technology in English

IEA Task 37 publication: Comparison of physical, chemical and biological pretreatment methods to increase the microbiological availability of substrates for bigoas production.

IEA Task 37 Publication: Overview on methods and technolgies for process monitoring in real scale biogas plants as basis for process optimisation.