Overview of Biomethane Grid Injection in Germany

E. Billig & J. Grope
Currently Germany takes the leading role in Europe concerning biogas production, with over 7 000 biogas plants and over 80 biogas upgrading plants. In order to achieve the ambitious German aims of six billion Nm³ of biomethane until 2020 and ten billion Nm³ of biomethane until 2030 for grid injection, different laws and regulations were passed. The most important ones are the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) and the Gas Network Access Ordinance (GasNZV). Germany has...