Biogas – analysis and overview

Denmark | December 2011 - May 2012

Ea Energy Analyses has assisted in analysing how biogas best can be integrated into the cohesive energy system from a socioeconomic perspective, and identified possible improvements of the market setup and other framework conditions. The analysis is part of’s work with role of natural gas and other gases in the future energy system.

The analysis is mainly based on existing reports and material that are summarised in this work to assess various aspects of biogas: Cost of production of biogas; pros and cons of different alternatives for use of biogas; how subsidies and taxes can affect the choices taken locally; whether virtual upgrading can be an attractive tool to increase the socioeconomic value of biogas.