From spring 2015 EC launched the initiative of the Smart Specialisation Platforms (S3P) as a joint initiative of the Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy, Energy, and the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
ISABEL Project – Triggering Sustainable Biogas Energy Communities through Social Innovation
ISABEL is an EU Horizon 2020 project, which aims to foster the concept of community biogas in Europe. The main aim of ISABEL is to bring a new thinking into the biogas supply chains that will result in the transition to a local and community-based governance model, as well as to provide the framework conditions for the biogas communities’ market take-up by using as a baseline the core interacting elements of (i) local biogas production & consumption and (ii) community involvement.
Strategic Meeting in Wales
The Biogas Action project pulled together the key stakeholders in Wales to discuss the current barriers to the implementation of on-farm, slurry based anaerobic digesters.
Launch of the Online Toolbox for Regional Biogas Development
The online toolbox for regional biogas development has been launched!
Biogas Action activities in Croatia
Think_Tank for Biogas workshop and start of cooperation between Biogas Action and SUCELLOG projects took place during March in Zagreb, thanks to coordination of Energy Institute Hrvoje Pozar.
Open Call for Biogas Action Replication Partners
Are you interested in becoming a Biogas Action replication partner?
Biogas Action at Biogaz Europe Rennes 2017
Biomethane: How to support projects? – Association d’Initiatives Locales pour l’Energie et l’Environnement (AILE) and Agence régionale de l’énergie et de l’environnement en Rhône-Alpes (RAEE) where both at the Biogaz Europe Event in Rennes, January 2017.
Education and training in the Danish Biogas business
The Danish biogas business is facing a huge development in both existing and new plants. This is causing a growing demand for new employees and upgrading of existing employees. Danish Technology Centre for Biogas was created among other reasons to address this growing challenge in 2014. Since then, Danish Technology Centre for Biogas has developed courses, training sessions and is now launching an ordinary education for biogas workers. All this has been done with support of the Biogas Action project.
Biogas development in the UK
Biogas Action activity in the UK almost defies the title of the project by promoting the fact anaerobic digestion of agricultural wastes is far more than just a source of renewable energy. Biogas is but one “product” among many and the gift that anaerobic digestion offers to the planet is almost the epitome of sustainable development.
Biogas Action Plants Brochure – European models of success
On December 2016, a brochure containing information of the ten most interesting biogas plant projects of the Biogas Action project countries has been prepared. It includes the projects from Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Latvia, The Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom. The brochure constitutes of technical and financial data for each plants, as well as background information concerning the start-up conditions.