Tables of European biogas utilisation

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The following tables outline the utilization of biogas in the European Union as of 2006. This table is likely to change due to the increasing interest in biogas use as a renewable fuel and the tax penalties being imposed on energy or utility companies that waste biogas by burning it off.

Electricity from biogas (GWh)[1]
Country 2006 2005
 Germany 7 338 4 708
 United Kingdom 4 997 4 690
 Italy 1 234 1 198
 Spain 675 620
 Greece 579 179
 France 501 483
 Austria 410 70
 Netherlands 286 286
 Denmark 285 275
 Poland 241 175
 Belgium 237 240
 Czech Republic 175 161
 Ireland 108 106
 Sweden 54 54
 Portugal 33 35
 Luxembourg 33 27
 Slovenia 32 32
 Hungary 22 25
 Finland 22 22
 Estonia 7 7
 Slovakia 4 4
 Malta 0 0
EU (GWh) 17 272 13 397
Biogas in EU 2006 (GWh)[1]
Country Total Landfill Sludge Other
 Germany 22 370 6 670 4 300 11 400
 United Kingdom 19 720 17 620 2 100 0
 Italy 4 110 3 610 10 490
 Spain 3 890 2 930 660 300
 France 2 640 1 720 870 50
 Netherlands 1 380 450 590 340
 Austria 1 370 130 40 1 200
 Denmark 1 100 170 270 660
 Poland 1 090 320 770 10
 Belgium 970 590 290 90
 Greece 810 630 180 0
 Finland 740 590 150 0
 Czech Republic 700 300 360 40
 Ireland 400 290 60 50
 Sweden 390 130 250 10
 Hungary 120 0 90 40
 Portugal 110 0 0 110
 Luxembourg 100 0 0 100
 Slovenia 100 80 10 10
 Slovakia 60 0 50 10
 Estonia 10 10 0 0
 Malta 0 0 0 0
EU (GWh) 62 200 36 250 11 050 14 900


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biogas barometer 2007 - EurObserv’ER Systèmes solaires - le journal des énergies renouvelables n° 179, s. 51-61, 5/2007