Biogas production has developed fast in France, and the country is planning to use it as a substitute for natural gas imports in the long term. However, a government plan to substitute the current feed-in tariff scheme with an auction system is threatening to stymie development of the sector.
Biogas output has increased significantly since the introduction of the feed-in tariff system in 2011. The amount of biomethane injected into the national gas grid increased by 162% between 2015 and 2016, from 82 GWh to 215...
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