This study proposes an analysis to evaluate the effects on the future choices of the zootechnical entrepreneur in light of the new indications in the Ministerial Decree of the July 6, 2012 "Execution of Art. 24 of the legislative decree 3 March 2011, no. 28 establishing incentives for the production of electricity from plants of renewable sources other than photovoltaic". Specifically, we will investigate the productive chain of biogas from anaerobic digestion and, in particular, the synergies that can be realized with the swine sector. The main objective is to assess what are the critical and the strength moments for the zootechnical entrepreneur in each stage of the chain, analyzing the opportunities of integration in order to gain an economic advantage in introducing innovative activities of process and transformation of livestock effluents; an economic profit can afford to enable virtuous practices on the part of the entrepreneur, also environmentally correct and able to make more sustainable the activities in the medium-long term.
Keywords: Energie rinnovabili, biogas, filiera integrate, comparto zootecnico, conto Economico
Jel Code: Q42, Q12, O13