Biogas Workshop 2017


Universität Oldenburg
Institut für Physik
Postgraduate Programme
Renewable Energy
D-26111 Oldenburg

Andreas Günther
Edu Knagge
Marianne Hamm


Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK)
Institute for Advanced Study
Lehmkuhlenbusch 4
27753 Delmenhorst

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Campus Wechloy
Carl-von-Ossietzky-Straße 9
26129 Oldenburg

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Campus Haarentor
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114
26129 Oldenburg


This event is organised by the Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE) of the University of Oldenburg in cooperation with SNV NetherlandsThe workshop is promoted by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and co-funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Biogas Workshop 2017

12th International Workshop

Domestic Biodigesters in Developing Countries

Scientific Foundations – Technology – Mass Dissemination

19 - 22 April 2017
Delmenhorst & Oldenburg, Germany

What to Expect

A variety of topics will be presented by experienced experts from SNV Netherlands, who have been working in domestic biogas programmes in several Asian and African countries for more than 25 years. The course content covers an introduction into biological and biochemical processes in a biodigester, different types of domestic biodigesters and appliances, the use of biodigester effluent as fertiliser and animal feedstock as well as the SNV approach to mass dissemination and biodigester sector development. The workshop is open to all interested professionals students. For further information you may read the PPRE newsletter report on the Biogas Workshop 2016.


Click here to download the full programme [13.04]

Day 1

Day 2

Technical Aspects of Biogas
Domestic Appliances
ArrivalLunch Break

Welcome and Opening

Biogas for Development
Biochemical Processes
Expert Talk

Organic Material
and Soil Fertility
Wrap up and Discussion
Welcome DinnerFree Evening

Day 3

Day 4

Practical Session
Appliance Demo
Performance Tests

Mass Dissemination
Financing Schemes

Wrap up and Discussion
Feedback Session

Lunch BreakDeparture
Visit to Local
Biogas Plant
Cooking Event

Participation Fee

The participation fee of 150 EUR includes the digital workshop reader, the excursion to a local biogas plant, welcome dinner, cooking event as well as lunches and refreshments during the days of the workshop. The participation fee has to be transferred to the bank account of the University of Oldenburg (see information on the right side).

The workshop is already sponsored by the HWK and the PPRE programme. Further funding is not possible. Incoming Master and PhD students can apply for a limited number of travel grants from the IPID4all programme until March 15th. Please click here for more infos.


Registration is open until 20 March 2017 here

There is a limited number of places available which will be awarded on first come first serve basis. Please sign up as early as possible, as issuing a visa may take up to 6 weeks.


Poster Presentation

All participants are invited to present their poster. Please send your file to until March 31st. We will print it on-site. You can either use your own design or use our template.



Please click here for detailed information about possible accommodation during the workshop.

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