Analyzing the Image of Biogas Plants in Germany -Results of the Multi-Stakeholder Approach

U. Ehrenstein, S. Strauch, J. Hildebrand & D. Pfeiffer
The image of biogas plants in Germany was analyzed on different stakeholder levels using quantitative and qualitative methods and an interdisciplinary (social and technical) approach. The respective stakeholders were mainly operating companies, manufacturers and residents. In addition to the process of identifying the relevant variables which influence or determine the image of biogas plants, the different degrees of acceptance in the considered regions were analyzed. In workshops addressing target groups, such as operating companies, residents...