The role of biogas production from industrial wastewaters in reaching climate neutrality by 2050

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This paper has mapped the opportunities of producing biogas from industrial wastewaters and quantified the biogas production potential of different EU industry sectors. The results show that biogas has a high potential to mitigate methane emissions from wastewater whilst at the same time providing a huge potential source of renewable energy. This will reduce energy consumption at wastewater treatment installations, provide a solution for the management of sludge and create additional green jobs at local level.

The paper includes recommendations to untap the biogas potential from wastewaters. 

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