Whereas the use of oilseed meals from rapeseed and soybeans in feed production has dwindled over the past four years, the share of rapeseed meal has increased. Read more »
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.
European agriculture is not only the economic sector that is most directly affected by climate change, but can also make a tangible contribution to climate protection in the near future. This is emphasised by the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) and of the French Oil and... Read more »
European agriculture urgently needs reliable sales alternatives to stabilise its agricultural revenue. This is one of the central concerns of farmers in the European Union currently taking to the streets. Read more »
RENEWS KOMPAKT Issue 32 / September 2016 - Decarbonisation still in the distant future, though technologies are available Read Background Paper »
According to a new report released today by IRENA, Germany is on track to realising its 2030 renewable energy targets. Read more »
The German population wants more renewable energies: A representative survey shows strong support for further expansion
Berlin, 10 September 2015. The transition to renewable energy enjoys continued strong support among the German population. According to a representative survey from TNS Emnid commissioned by the Renewable Energies Agency (AEE), 93 percent of those polled considered the continued expansion of... Read more »