Manure Transport Efficiency

Applies to: Manure transport

Description:

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

Questions:

What is the transportation mode used for transporting manure?

What is farm-to-plant distance of manure?

What is the transportation tank capacity?

Rating:

Pipeline

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.