Biogas Plant RES Consumption

Applies to:

Biogas Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to energy consumption of the biogas plant, e.g. for feedstock conditioning, heating of digestor or premises (e.g. offices). Increasing use of RES reduces GHG emissions of the plant.

Question:

What share of the plant energy consumption is from the renewable energy the plant produces?

Rating:

More than 90%

Between 60% and 80%

Less than 60%

Sources of information:

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2007. Biomass Combined Heat and Power Catalog of Technologies. Combined Heat and Power Partnership.

Seadi TA, Rutz D, Prassl H, K├Âttner M, Finsterwalder T, Volk S, Janssen R. 2008. Biogas Handbook.