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Profile of registrant

German Biogas Association

Identification number in the register: 595041411471-64
Registration date: 22/07/13 14:29:14

The information on this organisation was last modified on 11/07/14 14:05:17
The date of the last annual update was 11/07/14 14:05:17

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: German Biogas Association
Acronym: GBA
Legal status: Registered association
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Claudius Da Costa Gomez
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Sebastian Stolpp
Position: Head of International Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 12 Angerbrunnenstr. 
Freising 85356
Telephone number: (+49) 8161984660
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Ziel der Arbeit des Fachverband Biogas ist es, durch den Ausbau einer standortangepassten Biogasproduktion und -nutzung eine sichere, nachhaltige, dezentrale und an regionale Kontexte angepasste Energieversorgung mit positiven Umwelteffekten sicher zu stellen. Die Förderung von Kreislaufwirtschaft, nachhaltigem Wirtschaften und regionalen Wertschöpfungsketten sind wesentliche Elemente dieses Ziels.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

EU Direktive zu End of Waste Kriterien für organischen Abfall

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks


Total number of members that are natural persons: 4,800
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Renewable Energy Federation (EREF)
Bundesverband Erneuerbare Energien (BEE)
Bundesverband Bioenergie (BBE)
World Biomass Association (WBA)
European Biogas Association (EBA)

Financial data

Financial year: 07/2012 - 06/2013
Total budget: 3,193,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 3,193,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 3,193,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Der Fachverband Biogas e.V. finanziert sich nahezu ausschließlich aus Mitgliedsbeiträgen.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.