UK: Residents back green gas, survey finds

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France: Permanent tax exemption for agricultural biogas plants

The French finance law of 2015 already provided a seven-year tax exemption for agricultural biogas plants. From 2016 onward, that exemption will become permanent. It only recently came to light that the French tax authorities confirmed this in an administrative letter dated 6 January 2016.

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Kick Off Meeting

On 10th of February, a Kick Off Meeting commenced the BiogasAction project. The meeting started in Copenhagen and finished in Vejen.  During the meeting all of the consortium partners met and different project parts and approach have been discussed.  Also, three study trips were made to three Danish biogas plants.

Visions, Guidelines & Project Development

The partners discussed what to focus on within WP2, moreover each partner region presented first ideas on the key points and the main actions to undertake. Partners became familiar with WP2 – toolbox development requirements by EBA,  as well as WP3, WP4, WP5 and its deliverables. Also, each partner presented their mobilisation plan.

Biogas development in Denmark

The Danish Biogas Association and the Danish Technology Centre for Biogas presented their organizational approach and sector situation in the country. These included the subtrates market, potentials for future development and challenges, regulatory and political situation as well as the policy goals. The Danish Green Investment Fund – a new major investor in biogas plants –presented financial perspectives of funding biogas projects.

Biogas installations visited

Solrød Biogas

Linko Gas

NGF Nature Energy Holsted

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