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Biogas electricity production hits 17 272 GWh a year in Europe


In the biogas field, Germany has built itself a world-leading position. The country built 820 systems in 2006, increasing the total installed production units to 3700 and is now the No 1 world biogas-based energy producer, and also the technological leader.
European Biogas electricity production in 2006 was 17272 GWh per year, of which 7338 GWh was by Germany alone. Biogas now represents 1.2% of the annual production of electricity and nearly 10% of renewable energy, with an installed power close to 1500 MW.

Source: engineer live

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