Our vision

Biomethane and other renewable gases are an important corner stone of a carbon-neutral economy in Europe. By 2050, biomethane and other renewable gases will enable Europe to thrive on a fully renewable energy system – both on and off grid. Grounded in the benefits of a circular bio-economy, it will make optimal use of all our resources through integrated sustainable food production, nutrient recycling and waste treatment solutions, while also improving our security of supply and the storage of renewable energy.

Our commitments

EBA advocates for recognition of biomethane and other renewable gases as sustainable, on demand and flexible energy sources that provide multiple knock on socio-economic and environmental benefits. Supported by its members, EBA is committed to work with European institutions, industry, agricultural partners, NGOs and academia to develop policies which can enable the large-scale deployment of renewable gases and organic fertilisers throughout Europe, supported by transparent, well established sustainability certification bodies to ensure sustainability remains at the core of the industry.  

In the legislative period of 2019-2024, EBA will call for EU-wide policies to:

  • Make European energy and climate policies sustainable, stable and comprehensive, increasing cost-competitiveness of renewable energy.
  • Boost production and consumption of sustainable renewable gas in Europe for all energy sectors, including transport, domestic and industrial uses (heat, feedstock).
  • Enable cross-border and cross-sectoral exchange of renewable gases.
  • Gain recognition for the additional intrinsic socio-economic and environmental benefits of renewable gas production.
  • Make anaerobic digestion an essential part of competitive and sustainable agriculture and waste management.
  • Promote R&D, innovation and alternative technologies in the field of renewable gases.

Partnerships

The EBA actively collaborates and seeks working partnerships with dedicated stakeholders in Brussels and beyond.

The Biorefine Cluster Europe interconnects projects and people within the domain of biobased resource recovery, striving to contribute to a more sustainable resource management.

ERGaR is founded as a cooperation between national renewable gas registries in Europe that will enable cross border trade of renewable gas certificates among the member registries.

The Gas for Climate initiative is committed to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in the EU by 2050. Renewable and low carbon gas will help to deliver this at lowest possible costs and maximum benefits for the European economy.

ENZA seeks to provide for a cost-effective and pragmatic approach to sector integration to provide for swift decarbonisation across sectors.


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