Press release

Mannheim, September 24, 2014

Edina Group and Emerald Biogas are Winners at the ADBA Awards

During the annual exhibition of the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) at the NEC in July, Edina and Emerald Biogas received the ADBA Award "Best Industrial Waste AD Project 2014" for a joint project. ADBA was established in 2009 as a non-profit organization and promotes best practices in this specialized field of decentralized energy supply. Through seminars and workshops, the event also offers prospects in-depth information and detailed technical solutions on all questions concerning the planning and operation of biogas plants.

The winners of the UK AD&BIOGAS Industry Awards 2014 in the category of "Best Merchant Waste AD Project"

The winners of the UK AD&BIOGAS Industry Awards 2014 in the category of "Best Merchant Waste AD Project"

Organic waste-to-energy and biogas plant in Northeast England

Emerald Biogas Ltd, based in Newton Aycliffe, built the award-winning, state-of-the-art organic waste-to-energy and biogas plant in Northeast England. In this project, Edina was responsible for the installation and maintenance of the MWM TCG 2020V16 series gas engine. At an output of 1.56 MWel, it generates sufficient energy to supply some 2,500 homes.

The UK AD&BIOGAS Industry Award 2014 "Best Merchant Waste AD Project"

The UK AD&BIOGAS Industry Award 2014 "Best Merchant Waste AD Project"

The ADBA founding member Edina is a longstanding and exclusive distributor for MWM in Great Britain and Ireland. In this market, the company supplies and operates over 300 MWel of the installed gensets and container units. The Edina Group employs over 140 people at five locations and offers the entire spectrum of services demanded by a continuously-growing and diversified industrial power generation market.

Photos: Source/rights, Edina Group

Biogas plant references

Anderlingen-Ohrel, Germany

A container-hosted TCG 2016 V08C generates 3,200 MWh of power and 2,552 MWh of heat a year, which are used for the biogas plant.

BIOgasfarm GmbH Projekt Löberitz, Germany

The biogas plant has an electrical output of 600 kW and is operated using farm slurry, farmyard manure and plant-derived biomass material in the form of maize silage.

Bioenergie Fargau GmbH & Co. KG, Fargau/Plön, Germany

The plant achieves power production of 3.7 million kWh and a thermal output of 3 million kWh per year. The utilization of thermal energy is practically 100%.

Bioenergie Hack Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Wentorf

The biogas plant runs on a 50/50 mix of cattle manure from the farm's dairy cows and corn grown on the fields. In addition to the TCG 3016, a smaller MWM genset with an output of 400 kWel is installed.

Biogas Park Altmark, Danpower Energy Service GmbH, Potsdam, Germany

Per year and plant, some 10,000 t of energy crops are used in the Biogas Park Altmark. These are supplied by farms from the region.

Biogas Plant Géotexia, France

The biogas plant in the Bretagne, France uses pork manure and industrial fats to produce around 700m³ of biogas per hour. The biogas is used in 2 containerized TCG 2016 V16 C.

CHP Plant, Kletkamp Farm, Germany

Nawaro Kletkamp GmbH & Co. KG uses a biogas CHP plant. Every day, about 20 tons of corn silage are used as input substance.

Der Grashof nurcery

The plant has a thermal output of 3.5 million kWh per year, so it covers more than 40 % of our heating needs. The MWM TCG 2016 V12 C gas engine is unbeatable when it comes to system and operating efficiency.