THE RATE of increase in biogas production in the European Union is much lower than that required to meet targets written into the European Commission's white paper on renewable energy, the EU's Eurobserv'ER(NOTE TO SUBS:CASE IS CORRECT) monitoring system has claimed.

It says that that while the European biogas industry is growing, it is only doing so at a per annum rate of 10 per cent; this needs to be 30 per cent if the Commission's aim of Europe producing 15 million tonnes oil equivalent of biogas by 2010 is to be achieved.

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