Jun 22 2021, 09:00

Jul 01 2021, 17:00



IBBK Biogas Online Training, supported by REA

Event description:

International Biogas Online Training On:

  • Practical Plant Planning
  • Green Gas & Biogas Production
  • Digester Biology
  • Green Gas& Biogas Upgrading
  • Digestate Upgrading & Marketing

This 4 day in-depth course provides you with practical hands on knowledge as well as crucial background information on the production and treatment of biogas and green gas.


This online biogas training is ideal for:

  • Biogas plant operators or staff
  • Farmers planning to operate an AD facility
  • Government official engaged in green gases, AD and renewable energies
  • AD & biogas researchers in academic institutions
  • Investors curious about the possibilities of biogas and green gas production


9 international speakers from Germany and the UK will ensure every detail is covered by an expert with at least a decade of practical biogas experience so you get multi-faceted insights for how to successfully operate a biogas plant in 2021 and beyond.

You’ll also discover hot topics like green gas production and digestate marketing that can add additional income streams to your AD operation beyond electricity and head subsidies or gate fees.



June 22nd: Plant Planning and Operation

  • Overview over the biogas industry and economic & basic calculation data
  • Introduction into design, planning and process engineering
  • Crucial substrate parameters and their impact on plant performance
  • Introduction to digester biology and biogas plant start-up

June 24th: Practical Digester Biology

  • Biological process control and process optimisation
  • Meet the challenge: how to digest fibrous and N-rich feedstocks
  • Treatment and digestion of straw and solid biomass
  • Lessons learned from building and operating biowaste AD plants for decades

June 29th: Green Gas & Biogas: Treatment and Utilisation

  • Desulphurisation
  • Gas upgrading and different pathways of biogas utilisation
  • Long-term experiences and lessons learned from operating biogas upgrading plants
  • Biomethane as a transport fuel

July 1st: Upgrading, Spreading & Marketing of Digestate

  • Process requirements for mono-digestion of chicken manure
  • Overview over new digestate treatment, spreading and marketing technologies & methods
  • Virtual biogas plant visit
  • Q & A session

Participation Fees:

  • Non-members of the REA: €890
  • Members of the REA: €840 – please contact [email protected] to receive the special REA member discount.
  • Special Rate for Students & Low-Income Countries: €490 – If you are a student, please send us your valid proof of matriculation to [email protected] to claim your discount. You will then receive your personal discount.
  • Note that VAT of 19 % will be applied for registrations without a valid EU VAT ID and for all participants attending from outside the EU.

The details of the full programme can be fund at this link IBBK_Programme_Biogas_Online_Training_June2021

How to register:

To register and for further details, visit the IBBK’s event website. REA Members discount code: REA50

If you have any questions about this event, please get in touch with IBBK’s staff directly via email to [email protected].