Power Generation

Biogas

mtu biogas-powered systems generate clean, economical and sustainable power, heat and cooling energy for agricultural farms, sewage and water treatment and landfills.
We are focused on developing and implementing system solutions for producing energy from climate-neutral regenerative fuels, such as combined heat and power systems (CHP) for biogas.

The principle of a CHP system based on biogas is simple: biogas is generated during the fermentation of organic material and is then collected. It is then used by a cogeneration system in order to create both heat and power to be used locally or fed into the national power grid. It represents a clean, economical and sustainable way to provide power.

A range of systems for the power you need

We offer a range of CHP systems with varying features and specifications.

mtu Series 4000 gas generator sets

POWER RANGE
50 Hz: 800 – 1,950 kW
60 Hz: 762 - 1,932 kW

Great performance and flexibility.

The Series 4000 biogas system comes with a heat recovery unit that provides the basis for optimized auxiliary efficiencies. The system includes generator, ignition system, motor interface panel (MIP), Automation system (MMC), and knock detection.

mtu Series 400 gas generator sets

POWER RANGE
50 Hz: 220- 400 kW
60Hz: 175 - 350 kW

Minimum space. Maximum efficiency.

This smart Series 400 system is optimized for biogas use. Its combustion chambers ensure the highest performance level at this category. The system comes with mtu Module Control, a generator, ignition system, mixture cooler, crank-case ventilation and knock detection.

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From Pig Farmer to Energy Producer: Biogas plants with mtu Series 400 engines

20 February 2017

Pietro Bertesago rears pigs for the production of Parma ham. In 2008, he was the first farmer in the northern Italian province of Cremona to install a biogas plant and two years later, he introduced a second one. Both plants are based on mtu combined heat and power modules (CHP). The 12-cylinder, Series 400 engines each produce 282 kW of electrical power (kWel). The Italian government pays Bertesago 28 cents per kilowatt- hour — more than anywhere else in the world. Dairy farmer Giovanni Bertoni also has an mtu CHP plant which feeds around 250 kWel into the public grid around the clock.

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