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usage of biogas

There is a range of usage for produced biogas. Usually, gained methane is burned in a combined heat and power plant. The combustion process provides energy in form of heat and/or electricity. Biogas upgrading and grid injection for decentral usage of biogas or utilisation as fuel are gaining more and more importance.


advantages / disadvantages

pros:

  • energetic benefit
  •  reduction of fossil fuels
  • reduction of greenhouse gas
  •  economisation of chemical fertiliser
  • CO2 neutral energy production
  • Environment-friendly

cons:

  • possibly unpleasant odour made of substrates
  • Dependence on substrate price (if substrates are bought in addition)
  • High capital investment costs