20th EU BC&E Special Event:

The special event of the 20th EBC&E on "Biogas goes Europe" addresses the main challenges for further biogas development in Europe. High-level speakers from politics and policies, industry and research sectors present the latest trends in markets, policies, industrial applications and technical solu

The production and use of biogas is increasingly contributing to the sustainability of the current energy mix in many European countries. Considerable developments for the installation of agricultural biogas plants were achieved e.g. in Germany, Italy, Austria, The Netherlands, Czech Republic, Denmark. The potential for biogas production in Europe is high.


However, the European market for biogas plants is still characterised by very different developments in the European countries, ranging from very few installations up to several thousands. This mirrors that biogas production is hence highly dependent on suitable framework conditions which are set-up by national policy makers.

This special event on ‘Biogas goes Europe' provides to-date analysis and answers for the further biogas development in Europe.

Programme Outline
Session 1: Overview on biogas developments in Europe

-European biogas policies
-Overview on European biogas markets
-New market opportunities in Europe
-Key technology trends in agricultural biogas plants?
-Biogas in Italy: What is the current status? The future perspectives

Session 2: New industrial applications for agricultural biogas plants

-Different European markets - different stakeholders?
-New energy crops for Europe
-Improvement of the feedstock efficiency
-Large or ‘scale down' size of biogas plants
-Cost-competitive solutions for small scale biogas plants (50-150 kWel)
-Biogas integration in smart grids
-Intelligent technical solutions for excess heat use
-Biomethane as transport fuel - A car manufacturer's perspective

Panel Discussion: Biogas goes Europe

Invited panellists from policy, industry and research sectors discuss with you about:

-How to develop new European biogas markets?
-Needed amendments on European legislation
-Contribution of biogas in future energy supply

Site:
20th EU BC&E
Milano Convention Centre, downtown Milan City, Italy

For further
information:
Dominik Rutz, WIP-Renewable Energies
dominik.rutz@wip-munich.de

Maurizio Cocchi, ETA-Florence Renewable Energies
maurizio.cocchi@etaflorence.it

Featured Product

DPW Solar Power Rail™

DPW Solar Power Rail™

The Power Rail™ hardware system is the professional grade choice for mounting PV Modules on residential roofs and commercial structures. Featuring revolutionary RAD™ lock-in-place hardware, grounding and pre-assembled clamps, the Power Rail mounting system offers installers both labor and time savings. What sets this mounting system apart are eight rail choices for reducing costs over a broad range of span distances. Since 1993, DPW Solar mounting systems have provided installers the right combination of innovative products, cost savings and proven solar mounting technologies.