Full proces control without methane slip. CO2 as a profitable product.Low Total Cost of Ownership
Biogas: 350 Nm3/h Biomethane: 220 Nm3/h
Injection into gas grid according to UK specifications
Biogast, a Dutch company specializing in turnkey biomethane installations, handled the project, and Biogast and Pentair Haffmans jointly developed the ideal upgrading solution for Schaap Bio Energie’s biogas. The produced biomethane has the same specifications as natural gas. To make the biomethane suitable for the national gas grid, additional treatment steps, including odorization, are required. Biogast’s Bio2Net feed-in station serves as a gatekeeper to the grid, continuously checking the volume, pressure and chemical composition of the gas.
Schaap Bio Energie now produces 1.6 million m3 of biomethane per year. The CO2 by-product is used to provide the cooling energy needed in the biogas upgrading process. This saves electricity in the cooling unit and contributes to the plant’s overall energy efficiency. In the future, Schaap has plans to sell the produced CO2.
Ids Schaap is pleased with his multi-product biomethane plant and enjoys being a green energy producer. “We use manure for our biogas plant, so do not process anything that could be used as food or fodder,” he said. “Nature puts a lot of energy in the raw materials we use. We can now make sure that none of it goes to waste.”