AAT Abwasser- und Abfalltechnik GmbH will get their first order to build an industrial biogas plant in the Ukraine. After plants in Central Europe, USA, Brazil and Asia AAT can expand now their market position in Eastern Europe.
The biogas plant will have a capacity of 5.5 MW electric and will be operated with sugar beet chips and residue from the agriculture. The power produced by the biogas plant will be fed into the local grid and can supply about 13,000 households.
The plant will be performed with the hydraulic mixing AAT digesters which have many advantages like energy efficiency, operation security and availability. The digester do not require any agitators and thus there will be no energy or maintenance costs. The unique AAT hydraulic digester will be used worldwide for 25 years.
The purchaser is one of the largest agricultural corporation of the country.
The construction started in September 2018. By the end of 2019 the first power will be fed into the Ukrainian power grid.
During the last years the Ukraine have been aimed to reduce their energy dependency from abroad. A biogas plant utilize local residue, created regional employment and saves enormous quantity on chemical fertilizer in the agriculture.
Biogas as a renewable energy source has technological, ecological and economical advantages.
Energy can be produced 365 days per year at any day or night time. Therefore based on its availability biogas plays an important role in the mixture of renewable energy of water, sun and wind. Beside the contribution for reaching the climate protection goals the dependency from energy imports can be reduced essentially. Through the decentral energy production furthermore a sustainable local added value is granted.