Sep 23 until Sep 27

German Bioenergy Delegation to California

Bioenergy with Focus on Biogas and Waste Recycling

From Sept 23 – 25, 2019 a delegation of selected German bioenergy companies will visit California in order to gain insights into the U.S. bioenergy market. The German representatives are open to meet with local industry leaders, research institutions, and government representatives. The exchange of ideas and discussions on new developments may lay the groundwork for future cooperation. The project is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Full-Day Conference

The highlight of the trade mission will be a full-day conference in Sacramento on Sept 24, 2019. This conference will provide a unique opportunity to hear from high-level speakers from California and Germany and to meet with companies from both countries. Cutting edge German companies will showcase their solutions and discuss potential synergies with local partners and different approaches to bioenergy with a special focus on biogas in California and Germany will be examined from both sides. For more information on our conference, please click here.

The German Bioenergy Market

The German bioenergy market has experienced a strong growth in the last decade. The electricity supply from biogas has tripled between 2009 and 2017 and the heat supply has almost quadruplet in the same time period. Nowadays, bioenergy accounts for more than half of the energy generated from renewables in Germany. Due to the technology improvement and governmental support in previous years, Germany is able to reduce its GHG emissions with biogas plants by 64.3 Mio. t within one year. To date there are almost 10,000 biogas plants in Germany. German bioenergy companies have a long reaching experience, applying their well-engineered technologies in Germany and around the world for many years.

Program Overview

Monday | September 23
Tuesday | September 24           
Wednesday | September 25

On-site company visit in the Sacramento region

Individual B2B meetings in the Sacramento region
Full-day conference

Networking reception
Individual B2B meetings in the Sacramento region

Flight to Florida
Sacramento, CASacramento, CASacramento, CA

List of German companies

If you are interested in meeting the German companies, please contact Johannes Lorenz

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