Biomethane trade issues has been addressed by a working group that was led by the European Biogas Association (EBA). Its objectives were to:

  • Develop a roadmap to create a European trade scheme
  • Improve transparency for biomethane markets/certificates
  • Share experience

The activities of the trade working group focused on the following topics:

  • Understand and evaluate existing Green Gas Certificate schemes
  • Facilitation of trading (both within country and across boundaries)
  • Registration system to avoid double counting
  • Biomethane as part of flexibility mechanisms
  • Business models including products (certificates, physical gas), contracts/regulations/controls, profit-oriented market participants

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