Energy utilisation

Applies to: Biogas Plant

Description:

Biogas has many energy utilisations, depending on the nature of the biogas source and the local demand. Within the tool, it is considered that biogas is used for CHP generation. This indicator refers to the implementation of energy efficient technologies and utilisation of produced heat.

Question:

What share of energy produced is utilised?

Rating:

More than 80% of energy produced is utilised

Between 60% and 80% of energy produced is utilised

Less than 60% of energy produced is utilised

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.