Press releases 2014
Please note: The most of the Press releases 2014 are available only in German
Study: "The biomethane market needs clear frame conditions for further growth"
Biomethane as a substitute for the fossil energy carrier natural gas offers a variety of options and applications for a sustainable energy supply. Nevertheless, a consequent market penetration is still pending because of a lack of standardized and transnational frame conditions. Scientists of the DBFZ and UFZ and other Members of the IEA Task 37 (Energy from Biogas) and the Task 40 (Sustainable Bioenergy Trade) just summarized how the biomethane market developed in the IEA (International Energy Agency) member states and which factors are necessary for further growing. read more
Fraunhofer Chile and DBFZ intensify cooperation on organic waste to energy research
Several delegates from the Fraunhofer Chile Research Centre for Systems Biotechnology (FCR-CSB) and Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum (DBFZ) seek for intensified cooperation in issues related to energetic use of organic waste. Special interest of the Chilean experts is on knowledge transfer in the fields of biogas and the process of hydrothermal carbonization (HTC). read more