WBA delivers message on biomethane and Russian gas


The World Biogas Association (WBA) has focused on the potential for biomethane to help reduce the EU’s reliance on Russian gas in the latest announcement by its Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton.

With Brazil recently announcing its Zero Methane Programme and the EU doubling its biomethane targets, Morton has reiterated the WBA’s call for European energy security to be enhanced by investing in ‘home-grown’ biomethane. 

“This new wave of support for biomethane is not only the result of the world waking up to the role of methane in warming the planet but also of the ongoing energy crisis worsened by Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine,” she stated. 

The use of bio-carbon dioxide (bio-CO2) from anaerobic digestion (AD) could also help mitigate global crises regarding fertiliser and the CO2 supply chain, impacted by Russia-Ukraine war. 

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