For biogas power plants to be used in a flexible way whenever there are power shortages in the near future, the plants need to be flexibilized. To make this economically viable, plant operators need government incentives.
In the face of the ongoing gas crisis, biogas is capable of delivering an important contribution to energy security in Germany. To scale the biogas production to the required level, however, new plants need to be built and existing capacities need to be ramped up as soon as possible.
To achieve the adopted climate protection goals and climate neutrality, hydrogen is to be used as an energy source of the future. For this purpose, the Federal Cabinet has issued the National Hydrogen Strategy. As an alternative to fossil energy sources, hydrogen is to reduce especially the carbon emissions of the industry and of transportation.