Green City Biogas Plant Provides Electricity and Heat to the Area

In 2006, the Green City biogas plant in Seckach, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, was built in collaboration with local farmers. In 2019, the plant was transformed with the aim of supplying electricity and heat according to demand. With a total electrical output of 2,047 kW and thermal output of 2,036 kW, as well as a wood chip drying system and connection to the local heating network, the plant has been optimized for a targeted supply of electricity. and heat.

An additional amount of 1.5 million euros has been invested. With a second cogeneration plant and a gas storage tank, it is possible to produce more than 2,000 kilowatts of electricity and heat. The heat is supplied to a local heating network and thus supplies 122 households.

German biogas plant in Seckach
German biogas plant in Seckach

The production of electricity and heat from biogas is almost neutral in terms of CO2. The plant emits only 3% of the CO2 used for harvesting and operation. Since its commissioning, the biogas installation has saved more than 52,000 tonnes of CO2.