Germany

Biomethane potential

The net potential evaluated in the study published by Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) describes a potential of 1 million hectares for biogas generation and 2.3 million hectares solely for the production of biofuel of which biomethane is a part. Additionaly the generation of fuel from organic waste bears potential as well. The study can be accessed at the following link (German only).