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Agricola Lenti: a biogas plant for managing by-products and improving profitability

Alberto Statti
Country: Italy
Original language: Italian

Since the 1600s, Agricola Lenti has had over 500 hectares dedicated to olive growing, viniculture, viticulture, citrus cultivation, zootechnics and agri-energy. The large quantity of by-products available has resulted in the installation of a 999 kW biogas plant, which also provides trigeneration (CCHP). The electrical energy generated is fed into the grid, while the thermal ...

Since the 1600s, Agricola Lenti has had over 500 hectares dedicated to olive growing, viniculture, viticulture, citrus cultivation, zootechnics and agri-energy. The large quantity of by-products available has resulted in the installation of a 999 kW biogas plant, which also provides trigeneration (CCHP). The electrical energy generated is fed into the grid, while the thermal energy generated is used to meet the needs of nearby homes and the winery.

Quick facts:
Plant size: 999kW
Feedstock: manure; waste from olive, wine, milk and citrus fruits production processes

 

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