Visit of the Minister of Rural Development and Food to the LIFE-CO2toCH4 methanation pilot unit of ELGO-DIMITRA

On Thursday 31/8, the Minister of Rural Development and Food, Mr. Avgenakis, the Deputy Minister Mr. Stamenitis and the Secretary General Mr. Baginetas and Mr. Stratakos paid a visit to the modern site of ELGO-DIMITRA, at the campus of Thermi in Thessaloniki. An important stop of the visit was the Waste Management and Bioprocessing Laboratory of the Soil and Water Resources Institute. There, the Minister had the opportunity to be informed about the ongoing research projects and to be thoroughly informed about the LIFE-CO2toCH4 project. At the same time, he was given a demonstration of the pilot CO2 to methane conversion pilot unit and discussed the prospects for the replication of this technology in further agri-food sectors.