Envitec Biogas gets orders for biogas plants in Italy
Oct 31, 2013 - German biogas plants provider and operator Envitec Biogas (ETR:ETG) has signed contracts for the construction of two 100-kW compact biogas plants in Italy.
Envitec will build a biogas plant for tobacco producer Agricooper near Perugia, in the region of Umbria. The plant has been adapted to the new legal framework in Italy which limits the use of maize as input material to up to 30%. Construction will start in 2014.
The second contract has been awarded by farmer Gianluigi Antonelli from Bedizolle in the Brescia province. The biogas plant will operate on the 1,250 tonnes of poultry manure and 8,000 tonnes of cattle slurry produced in the farm annually.
Envitec has so far installed seven biogas plants in Italy with a total capacity of 1.4 MW. The Italian government raised the feed-in tariff for small-sized plants with a capacity of up to 300 kW in January 2013.