Brewery reference (59)

Problem / opportunity 

 

  • 150,000 hectolitres of beer produced per year
  • Regulatory obligation to purify effluents:
  • 45,000 m3 / year
  • 310 Tons COD / year

 

Solution :

 

  • Methanisation of effluents using VALBIO METHACORE┬« technology – 2 digesters of 125 m3
  • Biogas valorized in a boiler to produce hot water
  • In service since April 2013

 

Result of methanisation

 

  • 135,000 m3 of biogas produced per year
  • 800,000 kWh / year
  • Purification efficiency:
  • COD: 90% BOD: 90%