Studies show that Germany can expand cultivation for renewable energy

September 6, 2012 |

In Germany, according to the Federal Statistical Office in Germany last year, 2.2 million ha or 18% of arable land has been used for the cultivation of renewable raw materials. Numerous studies have shown that there is still potential for further expansion of production. According to the statisticians of Wiesbaden, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture is using around € 60 million for the research and development of energy and material use of renewable resources annually. It centers topics such as the study of wild plants as an alternative to maize for biogas production, sustainability certification, or the securing of raw materials.

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