We can replace natural gas with biomethane for the decarbonisation of buildings, for example with hybrid heat pumps.
The possibility to use existing infrastructure provides comfortable adaptation of households to sustainable choices and is financially attractive for users.
Biomethane is well suited for industrial applications requiring high temperatures and it can deliver climate neutral carbon for industrial processes.
There is increasing interest from industry users on the deployment of biomethane right now as a means to decarbonise their industries.
Biomethane is a cost-efficient renewable fuel, especially in the heavy-duty transport and maritime sector. Biomethane can even reduce emissions below zero levels. Vehicles running on biomethane significantly reduce noise and air pollution compared to diesel, helping us develop more sustainable, healthier urban areas.
100 European bio-LNG plants are already confirmed to be operational by 2025, having a combined production capacity of 12.4 TWh per year of this renewable fuel.
The future power system requires dispatchable power. Biomethane provides storage capacity and flexibility helping balance electricity supply from intermittent energy sources of renewable origin, such as solar or wind. Power from biomethane can be produced during periods of low solar and wind electricity supply or can be stored for later use during periods of high supplies.