Biogas Plant in Kematen

This cooperative farm produces energy for both electricity and heating. Agricultural by-products (manure, dung and other types of biomass) are converted into electrical and thermal energy here.
The surplus thermal energy is fed into the public district heating system.



Technical Specifications:

Annual production:

Electrical power: 5,200,000 kWh, which corresponds to the annual electricity needs of about 1,500 families.

Thermal energy: 4,200,000 kWh, which corresponds to the annual thermal-energy needs about 280 families.

Total output:

Electrical: 1,909 kW

Thermal: 1,460 kW

Year connection was made to the district heating network: 2014