Biogas made from farm waste could replace Russian fossil fuels in Germany | Euronews

As Germany attempts to reduce its dependence on Russian gas, the strong fumes from manure and other organic waste on farms could act as an alternative energy source.

In a process called ‘methanisation’ fuelled by bacteria, the organic matter is transformed into gas.

This mini power plant supplies heating to about 20 homes in the village of Ribbeck, known for a pear tree whose praises the 19th century writer Theodor Fontane once sang in a classic poem.

Biogas made from farm waste could replace Russian fossil fuels in Germany | Euronews