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BIOmethane as SUstainable and Renewable Fuel

Objective

The objective of BIOSURF (BIOmethane as SUstainable and Renewable Fuel) is to increase the production and use of biomethane (from animal waste, other waste materials and sustainable biomass), for grid injection and as transport fuel, by removing non-technical barriers and by paving the way towards a European biomethane market.
This objective will be achieved through the following founding pillars:
- National biomethane registries
- Cooperation among the national biomethane registries
- European mass-balancing system for biomethane
- Free Market Biomethane Trade
- Sustainable raw material supply
- Methodology for entitlement to CO2 certificates
- Regional specificities
- Networking and Cooperation
- Transferability of results beyond the project’s countries.
BIOSURF relates, within the Work Program 2014-2015 on Secure, clean and efficient energy, to the Call COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY, namely the topic LCE 14 – 2014/2015: Market uptake of existing and emerging sustainable bioenergy.
The qualifying ideas of BIOSURF are:
• To develop a value chain analysis from production to use depending on the territorial, physical and economic features (specified for different areas, i.e., biofuel for transport, electricity generation, heating & cooling);
• To analyse, compare and promote biomethane registering, labelling, certification and trade practices in Europe, in order to favour cooperation among the different countries and cross border markets on the basis of the partner countries involved;
• To address traceability, environmental criteria and quality standards, so aiming to reduce GHG emissions and indirect land-use change (ILUC), to preserve biodiversity and to assess the energy and CO2 balance; to identify the most prominent drivers for CO2-emissions along the value chain as an input for future optimization approaches;
• To exchange information and best practices all along Europe concerning biomethane policy, regulations, support schemes and technical standards.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/sustainable economy
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /engineering and technology/electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering/electrical engineering/power engineering/electric power generation
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport

Call for proposal

H2020-LCE-2014-3
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

ISTITUTO DI STUDI PER L'INTEGRAZIONE DEI SISTEMI (I.S.I.S) - SOCIETA'COOPERATIVA
Address
Via Sistina 42
00187 Roma
Italy
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 220 700

Participants (11)

EUROPEAN BIOGAS ASSOCIATION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 457 758,75
Address
Rue D'arlon 63-65
1040 Brussels
Activity type
Other
KOMPOST UND BIOGAS VERBAND OSTERREICH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 199 918,75
Address
Franz Josefs Kai 13
1010 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AGCS GAS CLEARING AND SETTLEMENT AG
Austria
EU contribution
€ 152 240
Address
Alserbachstrasse 14-16
1090 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CIB-CONSORZIO ITALIANO BIOGAS E GASSIFICAZIONE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 133 668,75
Address
Via Einstein Snc Localita Cascina Codazza Parco Tecnologico Padano
26900 Lodi
Activity type
Other
FACHAGENTUR NACHWACHSENDE ROHSTOFFE EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 143 114,38
Address
Hofplatz 1
18276 Gulzow
Activity type
Other
MAGYAR BIOGAZ EGYESULET
Hungary
EU contribution
€ 79 793,75
Address
Becsi Ut 269
1037 Budapest
Activity type
Other
DBFZ DEUTSCHES BIOMASSEFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM GEMEINNUTZIGE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 138 237,50
Address
Torgauer Strasse 116
04347 Leipzig
Activity type
Research Organisations
GROUPEMENT REGIONAL DES CENTRES D ETUDES TECHNIQUES AGRICOLES DE L ILE DE FRANCE GRCETA

Participation ended

France
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
80 A Route De Paris
78550 Bazainville
Activity type
Other
RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION LBG
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 129 793,75
Address
80 Strand
WC2R 0DT London
Activity type
Other
FACHVERBAND BIOGAS EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 125 993,75
Address
Angerbrunnenstrasse 12
85356 Freising
Activity type
Other
ASSOCIAT TECHNIQUE ENERGIE ENVIRONNEMENT
France
EU contribution
€ 91 692,75
Address
47 Avenue Laplace
94117 Arcueil
Activity type
Other