Dairies & Livestock Farms

Renewable Bio-waste Digester Plants

Renewable Bio-waste Digester Plants

Quantity of Biomass Required for Biogas Plants

To produce 1 kW electrical power, following quantity is required:

  • 800 chickens
  • 8 cows
  • 1.0-2.5 acres of grassland
  • 0.6-1.0 acres of corn

Typical Composition of Biogas

Description Element/Compound Volume of Biogas
Methane CH4 45-65%
Cabon Dioxide CO2 35-55%
Nitrogen
Hydrogen
Oxygen
N2
H2
O2
< 1%
Hydrogen Sulphide H2S 0-1%
Ammonia NH3 trace

Application Example: Biogas Installation “Schainbach”

biogas farmCustomer Requirements:

  • Operating 1,200 hours annually, 24 hours per day
  • Availablity > 95%
  • Selling Electricity
Solution:
  • 2 x GR330B5 Genset
  • Electrical Energy: 2 x 330 kWe
  • Biogas derived from liquid manure and fermented renewable materials (maize silage, grass silage)
biogas digesterScope of supply:
  • CHP plant and auxiliaries
  • Engineering of CHP plant incl. electrical appliances
  • Maintenance contract