Italy accelerates green energy drive with new biomethane plant


Italy-based BIOGEST-Group has expanded its commitment to sustainability with the announcement that it has started construction of the first biomethane plant under its new BIOP Green Gas (BIOP) brand.

Located in L’Aquila and to be constructed in partnership with Alpalux Energy (Alpalux), Italy, the Collarmele project will convert 73,000 tonnes per year of chicken manure and vegetable waste (fennels, carrots and potatoes) into 500 Nm3/h (normal cubic metres per hour) of biomethane.

According to the company, the facility will harness BIOGEST PowerRing and PowerDigest technology, in addition to the inclusion of a carbon dioxide (CO2) liquefaction unit.

Commenting on the news, Alessandro Armani, Senior Sales Manager at BIOGEST, said, “The project represents a significant step forward in our mission to create a greener and more sustainable future.”

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