Therefore, he explained that biogas made from straw harbors has vast potential for efficient mobility, as it does not displace farmland. According to a study by the DBFZ German Biomass Research Centre, the quantity of straw that goes unused in Germany amounts to 8–13 million tones every year and the amount of energy this could produce could power 4 million cars over the same period.
“Moreover, our product is not any more expensive than natural gas. Consequently, verbiogas makes sense not just ecologically but also economically. Our customers, the public and private utilities, hence stand to profit in a number of ways,” added Sauter.