Bioenergie inaugurates Hungary's biggest biogas plant

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Germany's Bioenergie on Tuesday inaugurated a HUF 4.5 billion biogas plant in Szarvas (SE Hungary), the country's biggest.

The plant has capacity to generate 4.17MW of electricity, enough to power 18,000-20,000 homes. It has capacity to process more than 40,000 tons of "problematic" biomass a year. At another nearby base in Szarvas, an annual 12.5m cubic meter of biogas will be produced from an annual 53,000 tons of manure.

Construction of the plant was supported by HUF 500m in European Union funding.

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