Lohne, 29 October 2015 – From Germany to the world: With the signing of a new contract for the construction of a biogas plant, EnviTec Biogas is continuing its steady growth in the United States.
From the point of view of dairy farmers Jake Swyers and Jon Rolf of Adirondack Farms LLC, the decisive reason was the successful operation of the EnviTec facilities in New York State that were commissioned in 2013 and 2014. The quality of the biogas and efficiency of the process have been proven with two years of data for Lawnhurst. This proven track record is most important to most dairy farmers when investing in this technology.
“During the inspections of our Lawnhurst Farm project, which has been awarded the title of Biogas Project of the Year, and the Noblehurst Farm project, we impressed our new customers with the performance of the digesters and our technical designs”, says Lars von Lehmden, managing director of EnviTec Biogas Anlagenbau GmbH & Co. KG.
With a planned electric capacity of 633 kilowatt-hours (kW) and a commissioning date in September 2016, the plant will be operated using the liquid manure of more than 2,800 Holstein cows. “The resultant green energy is sufficient to provide electricity to more than 400 households, along with the farm”, says Steve McGlynn, managing director of EnviTec Biogas USA Inc., which is headquartered in Stanley, New York.
Part of the construction of the biogas plant is being financed through subsidies provided by the New York State Energy & Research Development Agency and Unites States Department of Agriculture. “The attempts to make renewable energies accessible to as many customers as possible are also supported by the local energy supplier, New York State Electric & Gas”, explains McGlynn.
About EnviTec Biogas AG
EnviTec Biogas AG covers the entire value chain for the production of biogas, including the planning and turnkey construction of biogas plants and biogas upgrading plants as well as their commissioning. The company takes charge of biological and technical services on demand and also offers full plant and operational management. In addition, EnviTec also operates its own biogas plants. In 2011, EnviTec Biogas expanded its business operations into the direct marketing of upgraded biomethane as well as the marketing of green electricity and balancing energy. EnviTec Biogas AG currently has a presence in 14 countries. In 2014, EnviTec generated revenues of EUR 163.4 million and an EBIT of EUR 6.3 million. The EnviTec Group currently has about 350 employees. EnviTec Biogas has been listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange since July 2007.
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