An article on the development of the bioethanol market in Europe in 2011-2017, according to the annual statistical report (EBA Statistical Report 2018) of the European Biogas Association.

  • In 2017, biomethane was produced in 15 EU countries: Austria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, France, Switzerland, and Sweden. Three other countries: Belgium, Ireland, Estonia – announced plans to start production of biomethane in 2018.
  • For six years, the amount of biomethane produced per year has increased by 26 times – from 80 million to 1.94 billion cubic meters.
  • The leader of the European biomethane market is still Germany, where about half of the European biomethane was produced in 195 plants.
Production of biomethane in Europe. Yurij Matveev. The platform of sustainable agribusiness SAF Ukraine. June 20, 2019.


The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine since 2019 is a partner of the platform of sustainable agribusiness SAF Ukraine.