The Bioenergy Quiz
In how many EU28 countries is bioenergy the leading renewable energy source?
Only Malta and Cyprus do not have Bioenergy for leading renewable energy source in 2015
What percentage of crops used to produce bioethanol were grown in Europe by EU farmers in 2015?
What is the usual maximum radius for forest fuel procurement for a medium scale heating plant in Finland (5MW)?
In 2015, bioenergy hugely contributed to cut emissions of CO2 in Germany. By how much?
According to the Agency for Renewable Resources of Germany (FNR) GHG avoidance by bioenergy reached 65,9 Million tonnes of CO2. As a comparison this is almost equal to the total emission of the agricultural sector (66,9 Million tonnes of CO2) in Germany according to Eurostat. More information: http://www.biobasedeconomy.nl/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Bioenergy_in_Germany_facts_and_figures_2016.pdf
What % of the Spanish population does not know what "biomass” is?
What share of energy does bioenergy represent in the EU-28 import bill?
Cow manure can be used to produce biomethane, a gas able to power buses. How many cows do you need to run a biomethane-powered bus for one year?
You need 225 MWh (78 cows) of biogas per year to run a BIO-NGV bus. (Courtesy of EBA, the European Biogas Association)