IEE project FABbiogas

BIOGAS production from organic waste in the European Food And Beverage (FAB) industry

The European Food and Beverage Industry  (FAB industry) is the second largest manufacturing sector in the EU 27 with a market share of 12.2% in value added terms. This sector generates a turnover of € 917 billion (14,5% of total manufacturing turnover) and employs 4.5 million workers (European Commission, 2009).

 The amount of residues generated in the manufacturing sector (FAB industry) is 5% of total food production (EUROSTAT 2006).

 The ongoing debate related to the Europe 2020 strategy about the availability of sustainable bio-energy resources and the food-or-fuel discussion have revealed

 the urgency of using untapped waste streams to produce energy. Anaerobic digestion of industrial waste provides a promising alternative to standard waste treatment. The motivation behind the project is to further expand supplies and trigger increases in the demand for biogas/bio-methane (CHP units, transport, grid injection) from the organic fraction of Food and Beverage (FAB) industry wastes.

 The EU project FABbiogas (Intelligent Energy Europe) project aspires to change the mindsets of all stakeholders in the waste-to-energy chain by promoting residues from FAB industry as a new and renewable energy source for biogas production. Project outputs will support the diversification of energy sources within FAB companies, leading to wide-spread valorization and efficient integration of FAB residues into energy systems and boosting the realization of a growing number of biogas projects in Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and Poland.

  •  Awareness raising events targeting all involved stakeholders will illustrate the high energy potential of FAB waste resulting in increased renewable energy production of 35,000 toe/a and hence, 183,000 t CO2/a saved.
  • Maps depicting existing waste biogas plants and FAB waste streams, including 12 – 18 best practice examples and recommendations how to overcome barrier leading to an expected impact of comprehensive waste stream mobilization from FAB branches.
  •  12 – 18 preliminary feasibility studies will prepare the ground for future projects on implementing the use of FAB waste for sustainable bio-energy production and trigger investments of 7.5 million euros.
  • The establishment of national advisory services on using FAB waste for biogas production will implement extensive biogas expertise in FAB associations becoming sustainable contact points for industry requests about integrating the renewable bio-energy resource FAB waste.
  •  Information compendium (handbook, DVD, IT-tool) for a future standard on efficient use of FAB waste. FABbiogas results comprise the set of tools and guidelines needed for creating a European reference standard on industrial FAB waste usage for bio-energy generation.

1340 comment(s)

ErnestIrors 18.11.2017

Hi! <a href=http://1levitravardenafil.com/>buy levitra cheap</a> good web page.

DarrylCic 18.11.2017

Hello! <a href=http://onlinegenpharmacy.com/>online pharmacies adderall</a> good web site.

DarrylCic 18.11.2017

Hi there! <a href=http://onlinegenpharmacy.com/>generic drugs without prescription</a> beneficial internet site.

Patrickdioff 17.11.2017

Howdy! <a href=https://cialiscouponpharmacy.com/>online pharmacy technician school</a> great web page.

Patrickdioff 17.11.2017

Howdy! <a href=https://cialiscouponpharmacy.com/>best online pharmacy</a> excellent web site.

Patrickdioff 16.11.2017

Hi! <a href=https://cialiscouponpharmacy.com/>Foreign Pharmacies</a> very good site.

Patrickdioff 16.11.2017

Howdy! <a href=https://cialiscouponpharmacy.com/>online pharmacy no perscription</a> good internet site.

DouglasJourl 16.11.2017

Howdy! <a href=http://canadian-trustpharmacy.party/#good-online-pharmacy>mexican online pharmacies</a> excellent website.

Terencetic 16.11.2017

Howdy! <a href=http://onlineuspharmacies.party/#generic-viagra-online-canadian-pharmacy>generic viagra online canada pharmacy</a> good web page.

Jeremysar 15.11.2017

<a href=http://www.dokutv-online.de/adidas-gazelle-legend-green-604.html>Adidas Gazelle Legend Green</a>
Drugs that will help you management symptoms when you have an strike are oral corticosteroids and bronchodilators. Bronchodilators, generally termed as "save medicines", are usually breathed in but are also made of liquefied, pc tablet, or they may be injectable. They are the most in-demand kinds of 'rescue medications' available.


Not every little thing available for sale carries a voucher inside the pieces of paper or on the internet. Sometimes the coupon codes can be purchased at the shop. Search for these additional discount coupons that you see attached to items or offered at specific places in the retail store. This may put in your price savings with little work on your side.


Add comment

In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo. Nullam dictum felis eu pede mollis pretium. Donec pede justo, fringilla vel, aliquet nec, vulputate eget, arcu. In enim justo, rhoncus ut, imperdiet a, venenatis vitae, justo.

* - required field

CAPTCHA image for SPAM prevention If you can't read the word, click here.



The sole responsibility for the content of this webpage lies with the authors. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union. Neither the EACI nor the European Commission are responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein