Analysis of The Development of Biomass Production and Use in German 'Bioenergy Regions'

S. Bohnet, K. Bloche & D. Thrän
The national competition of "Bioenergy Regions" run by the Federal Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, supports 25 regions for a period of three years in the effort to extend their bioenergy activities. Through analyzing the techno¬economic aspects of the regional activities, the Deutsche Biomasseforschungszentrum developed a combination of methods to measure the regional bioenergy development and their consequences on the regional economy. Therefore network¬based regional material flows are analyzed to quantify the regional...