European Biogas Forum (EBIOGAS12)
|Event Date/Time: May 22, 2012||End Date/Time: May 24, 2012|
|Registration Date: May 22, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Mar 28, 2012|
The commercial and environmental benefits of biomethane have the potential to drive exponential growth in end user markets such as biomethane grid injection, biogas trading, bio-LNG, and natural gas vehicle fuels.
The European Biogas Forum to be held on the 22 â€“ 24 May 2012 in Hamburg, Germany will cover the full biogas chain from feedstock supply, production and treatment, and grid injection through to the commercialisation of biogas as a potentially significant contributor to the utility-scale European energy mix.
The Forum will analyse the differing levels of political and commercial support throughout European member states, as well as market barriers to overcome when developing and operating mid- to large- scale biogas plants. The programme will also analyse the commercial opportunities of mid- to large- scale biogas production, as well as technical and regulatory challenges inherent in these operations.
Forum highlights include:
â€¢ The European Commission: current and planned support for bioenergy programmes
â€¢ The greenest biofuel: CO2 â€“ savings and sustainability of biomethane
â€¢ Standardising biogas quality across Europe to meet mid- to large-scale
â€¢ Biomethane in Europe â€“ status of and perspectives on projects throughout member states Bioenergy support under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Confirmed key industry speakers to date include:
â€¢ Mr. Marc Fleureck, Directorate- General Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
â€¢ Dr. Harald von Canstein, Head of Biotechnology, E.ON Bioerdgas GmbH
â€¢ Dr. Alexander Vogel, Head of AlternativeEnergy Systems, E.ON Ruhrgas
â€¢ Mr. Erik Buthker, Chairman, European Committee for the Standardisation of Biomethane
â€¢ Knud Boesgaard, Biogas Lead, Energinet.dk
â€¢ Ton Van Wingerden, Senior Consultant, KEMA Consulting
â€¢ Axel Blume, Project Manager, Renewable Energies, German Energy Agency