According to BusinesStat, the production of biogas in the world in 2011-2015 increased annually: growth over the period amounted to 48.7% or 359.3 petajoules. The largest increase over the previous year was observed in 2012 - 15.4%.
The most active production of biogas in Europe. This is explained by the fact that the developed countries of the region were the first to support and implement programs for the transition to alternative energy sources. Germany is the largest producer of biogas in Europe and in the world. At the beginning of 2015 in Germany, there were about 10.8 thousand biogas plants. Most of the biogas produced in the country is used for the needs of producers. By the end of 2015, about 340.5 petajoules of biogas were produced in Germany. In other countries of the European region, there is also an active growth in biogas production, production is most actively developing in the Czech Republic, Belgium, Portugal and Italy.
In 2016-2020, biogas production in the world will continue to grow annually against the background of the ongoing introduction of programs for the transition to alternative energy sources. In 2020, the volume of production will be 1,568.3 petajoules, which will be higher than the value of 2015 by 42.8% or 470.5 petajoules.
"Analysis of the global biogas market in 2011-2015, forecast for 2016-2020" includes the most important data necessary for understanding the current market conditions and assessing the prospects for its development:
Economy and population
Biogas final consumption
Use of biogas for energy needs
Losses in the production of biogas
The review provides current data and forecast for the 25 leading countries of the world market for biogas.
Leading countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Canada, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, USA, Thailand, Turkey, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland , Sweden, South Korea.
In preparing the review used official statistics:
United Nations Statistics Division
Commodity Trade Statistics
National Agencies and Compendia
Industrial Commodity Statistics
International Trade Center
International Monetary Fund
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
World Trade Organization
Along with the official statistics, the review contains the results of BusinesStat research:
Analysis of open biofuel market information
Survey of experts of the fuel and energy industry