September 19, 2023

Biogas fueled power generation has more than doubled worldwide since 2010 increasing from 210 TWh to almost 450 TWh in 2022.  However, it has seen limited growth since 2020, slowed by the impact of the Covid pandemic, increasing just 10% over the past couple of years.

The biomethane (renewable natural gas (RNG)) market (as a part of biogas market) is relatively small today although many regions are showing significant interest for its potential to deliver clean energy while utilizing existing infrastructure.

2022 Market Share

In 2022, almost half of global biogas generation was in Europe with China accounting for about 30% and the US 10%. In total, these 3 regions represented 90% of the global biogas [power generation.