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Nordic nations see modest increase in green gases

Production of renewable gases in Sweden and Denmark has ramped up in recent years, but the fuel still has a long way to go to fulfil its potential Production of renewable gases in Sweden and Denmark has ramped up in recent years, but the fuel still has a long way to go to fulfil its potential.
By Anna Gumbau 15 July 2019 Europe & Russia / Alternative Fuels 0 34393
Biogas consumption in Denmark

Sweden and Denmark have shown progress in terms of the production of renewable gases, but output is still far from meeting their total gas demand and uptake elsewhere is slow. Renewable gases include biogas, biomethane and green hydrogen.

Biogas production in Denmark has increased threefold since 2012, according to the Danish Energy Agency (DEA), and the country aims to keep expanding and improving its biogas plants as part of its decarbonisation plans. Biogas was originally used in Denmark by...