Biomass

Bioenergy

Bioenergy is extremely diverse. Heat, electricity and fuels can be produced from solid, liquid and gaseous biomass. Energy crops and wood are used as well as vegetable and animal waste. In Germany, the heating sector claims the biggest share of bioenergy’s contribution to a clean energy supply. Biomass is also used for electricity generation and as a biofuel.

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Ukraine delivered largest amount of rapeseed

Germany imported a total of 5.4 million tonnes of rapeseed and field mustard in the 2019/20 season. This was down 7 per cent year-on-year. The main reason was harvest declines in some EU countries that are vital to Germany's supply with rapeseed. Read more »