Factsheet: Biogas West Programme

Biogas West Programme

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
The Program for Biogas Development in West Sweden 2014-2016
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Programmet för Biogasutveckling i Västra Götaland 2014-2016
Description: 
The Biogas Väst (West) programme promotes biogas as a climate friendly and renewable, locally produced fuel. In 2014 a new programme was lanched for another three years of promoting both production and use of local biogas in Västra Götaland. To achieve increased production of biogas, two topics are proposed : - 1) Biogas from food waste - 2) Biogas from manure, agricultural residues and energy crops To achieve an increased biogas use, three topics are proposed: - 1) Public procurement as a policy instrument - 2) Biogas in heavy trucks - 3) More energy efficient gas-powered buses
Goal/Aim: 
increase the share of biogas
Responsible Authority: 
The Regional Council Västra Götaland

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2001
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014