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2023 March 14

Biomethane webinar

A 5 point plan for scaling up biomethane production globally

Date: 14th March 2023

Time: 11.00 AM – 12.30 PM CET 

Video Recording: 

There has never been greater interest in biomethane than at the current time. Increased climate ambition, with net zero emissions commitments covering around 85% of global GHG emissions requires that all viable emissions reduction technologies are harnessed.

Biomethane Vision Document – a 5-point plan for scaling up biomethane globally

The webinar included a scene setting presentation which highlighted the recommendations from the Biomethane Vision Document. This was followed by interventions from leading trade associations, industry, and research bodies working in the field of biogas and biomethane. They delved deeper into the various opportunities for biomethane as well as sharing the latest developments in policies, technology, and research.


Intoduction to Bioenergy International

  • Alan Sherrard, Editor-In-Chief, Bioenergy International (Presentation)

Presentation of the WBA Biomethane Vision Document 

  • Pharoah Le Feuvre, Market and Strategy Analysis Manager, Enagás, Spain (Presentation)

Role of policy and regulations

  • Peter Zeniewski, Lead Gas Analyst, International Energy Agency (Presentation)
  • Giulia Laura Cancian, Secretary General, European Biogas Association (Presentation)
  • Dirk Bonse, Head of Department Renewable Gases, Fachverband Biogas (Presentation)
  • Gaurav Kumar, Chairman, Indian Biogas Association
  • Jinlei Feng, Programme Officer, International Renewable Energy Agency (Presentation)

Role of technology and market development 

  • Jonas Svendsen, SVP Head of Innovation and Trading, Nature Energy 
  • K R Raghunath, Founder and CEO, KIS Group (Presentation)
  • Jesse Scharf, President, ERGaR (European Renewable Gas Registry) (Presentation)
  • Jan Liebetrau, Head of Department Consulting and Research, Rytec GmbH (Presentation)
  • Christian Cuenot, VP Biomethane & Bio – LNG, Varo Energy (Presentation)