Dr.-Ing. Eric Billig



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Researcher

Department Bioenergy
Helmholtz-Zentrum
für Umweltforschung - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig I Germany

in cooperation with:

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum - DBFZ
Torgauer Straße 116
04347 Leipzig I Germany

Phone +49 341 2434-462
Fax +49 341 2434-133

eric.billig@ufz.de


Eric Billig

Professional experience

since end of 2015 Researcher at the UFZ Department Bioenergy
2012 - 2016 Doctoral thesis to "technical and economical evaluation of biomass-to-methane conversion processes"
2010 - 2015 Researcher at the DBFZ in the Department Bioenergy Systems
2009 Researcher at the KIT Institute for Catalytic Research

Projects


Research Focuses

  • biomethane
  • biogas
  • bioeconomy in the field of biochemical conversion of biomass
   --> energetic and material usage

Selected publications

Billig, E., Thrän, D. (2017): “Renewable methane – A technology evaluation by multi-criteria decision making in a European perspective.” Energy 139 (2017), pp 468-484, DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2017.07.164

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544217313580

Billig, E., Thrän, D. (2016): Evaluation of biomethane technologies in Europe – Technical concepts under the scope of a Delphi-Survey embedded in a multi-criteria analysis. Energy 114, pp 1176-1186. ISSN: 03605442. DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.084

Horschig, T. , Billig, E. , Thrän, D. 2016. Model-based estimation of market potential for Bio-SNG in the German biomethane market until 2030 within a system dynamics approach. Agronomy Research 14 (3), ISSN: 1406894X. 754-767.

Billig, E., Thrän, D., Pu, P., Yu, C. (2015): The standardization, production and utilization of biomethane in Europe and China – A comprehensive analysis. Conference Proceedings, pp. 140-144. ISBN: ISBN 978-88-89407-13-4. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5071/IBSCE2015-5CP.2.2. International Bioenergy (Shanghai) Exhibition and Asian Bioenergy Conference (ISBCE). Shanghai, 2015.

Billig, E., Witt, J., Klemm, M., Kirsten, C., Khalsa, J., Thrän, D. (2015): Smart Bioenergy - Technologies and concepts for a more flexible bioenergy provision in future energy systems. Book chapter 8, Intermediate Biofuels to Support a Flexible Application of Biomass, pp 121-140. ISBN 978-3-319-16192-1.Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Dotzauer, M., Naumann K., Billig, E., Thrän, D.  (2015): Smart Bioenergy - Technologies and concepts for a more flexible bioenergy provision in future energy systems. Book chapter 2, Demand for the Flexible Provision of Bioenergy Carriers: An Overview of the Different Energy Sectors in Germany, pp 11-31. ISBN 978-3-319-16192-1.Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Thrän, D., Billig, E.,  Persson, T.; Svensson, M.; Daniel-Gromke, J.; Ponitka, J.; Seiffert, M.; Baldwin, J.; Kranzl, L.; Schipfer, F.; Matzenberger, J.; Devriendt, N.; Dumont, M.; Dahl, J.; Bochmann, G. (2014). Biomethane – status and factors affecting market development and trade. IEA Task 40 and Task 37 Joint Study. September 2014.

Billig, E., Devriendt, N., Thrän, D., Persson, T., Kranzl, L., Baldwin, J., Ponitka, J., Seiffert, M., Svensson, M., Matzenberger, Pelkmans, L., J., van Dael, M. (2014): Market Deployment of Biomethane in IEA Member Countries - Focus on Stakeholders Questionnaire. 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, conference proceedings, pp 1688-1691, DOI: 10.5071/22ndEUBCE2014-ICO.12.5, EU BC&E, Hamburg, 2014.

Billig, E. (2014): Evaluation of the technical and economical development of existing and future biomass-to-methane conversion processes — intermediate results. Pp 127-128, Conference Proceedings, 1st International Conference on Renewable Energy Gas Technology. ISBN 978-91-981149-0-4, 2014, Renewable Energy Technology International AB, Lund, Sweden, 2014.

Sauter, P., Witt, J., Billig, E., Thrän, D. (2013): Impact of the Renewable Energy Source Act in Germany on electricity produced with soldi biofuels - Lessons learned by monitoring the market development. Journal Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 53, June 2013, pages 162 - 171.

Billig, E., Döhling, F., Pilz. A. Brosowski, A., Kirsten, C., Bosch, J., Büchner, D., Majer, S., Weller, N., Witt, K. Seidenberger, T., Schicketanz, S., Peters, W., Lochman, Y., Prochnow, A. (2013): Entwicklung von übertragbaren Konzepten zur naturverträglichen energetischen Nutzung von Gras und Schilf am Beispiel der Region Havelland ‑ Endbericht. Gefördert vom BMU, FKZ 03KB035. Leipzig, 2013.