Manure Transport Efficiency

Applies to: Manure transport


This indicator refers to the reduction of fuel consumption for manure transportation taking into account transportation mode, distance and load size.


What is the transportation mode used for transporting manure?

What is farm-to-plant distance of manure?

What is the transportation tank capacity?



Transportation distance less than 1 km

Tank capacity 20 m3 and larger

Tank capacity smaller than 20 m3

Sources of information:

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

Seadi TA. 2000. Danish Centralised Biogas Plants - Plant Descriptions.