Development of Biomass Production and Use in German Bioenergy Regions

R. Offermann, T. Seidenberger & D. Thrän
The production of bioenergy has many positive effects that include, among others, added regional value and creation of jobs in rural areas. In the context of the nationwide competition Bioenergy Regions the Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection supports 25 regions across Germany for a period of three years in their efforts to establish efficient regional bioenergy networks. The German Biomass Research Centre monitors and analyses the techno­economic aspects of the regional project...