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Principi Di Porcía E Brugnera farm: 8,500,000 kwh of energy from biogas meets the energy demand of over 3,000 households in Friuli

Guecello di Porcia , Raffaele Sandrin
Country: Italy
Original language: Italian

The farm of Principi di Porcia, owned by the noble family of Principi di Porcia e Brugnera, not only has 800 years of history and a farming tradition stretching back 55 generations, but it also boasts a pre-eminent place in the field of sustainability. There are numerous renewable energy projects currently under way on the ...

The farm of Principi di Porcia, owned by the noble family of Principi di Porcia e Brugnera, not only has 800 years of history and a farming tradition stretching back 55 generations, but it also boasts a pre-eminent place in the field of sustainability. There are numerous renewable energy projects currently under way on the property, including a biogas plant at the Fattoria di Azzano, in Italy. The 1MW plant, perfectly integrated within the farm environment, produces 8,500,000 kWh of electricity which is fed into the national grid.

Technical data:
Size of plant: 1 MW
Matrices: Cattle slurry, corn silage, triticale silage, marc, rainwater

 

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