News

Biogas power plant boosting Slatina’s economy

Published

January 7, 2016

Comments

0

Share

Published:

January 7, 2016

Comments:

0

Share

Company Biointegra d. o. o. plans to complete its 2.4 MW facility for generating electrical energy from biogas in Slatina by May 1, regional daily Glas Slavonije’s portal said. The municipality in Croatia’s northeast experienced stagnation for three years, as procedures were underway for significant projects, and this one is worth EUR 7 million. The enterprise’s owner Franjo Hoić said the power plant in the economic zone of Kućanica-Medinci will supply its manufacturing facility with 0.4 MW and sell the remaining output to the grid. The electricity generation will be run remotely, from a dispatch centre. The plant will employ three people, with help from six seasonal workers.

Thirty family farms on 400 hectares, producing maize silage, will supply the plant. “We plan to build greenhouses for vegetable production, and the heat energy will suffice for two hectares. More than twenty workers could be hired in them,” Hoić said. His and his partners’ firm Bioplin proizvodnja d. o. o. will launch construction of another electric power plant in the same economic zone. The facility will have capacity of 1 MW and the project is worth EUR 4.4 million. Total investment by the entrepreneur in Slatina, including two power plants and greenhouses, are estimated at EUR 14 million, the article said.

In early November, canopy solar power plant Sinerot started to operate nearby. Its total value is EUR 900,000 and its co-founder is the local authority.

Related Articles

GGF Kostadinov Green investment inflection point many countries

GGF’s Kostadinov: Green investment is nearing inflection point in many countries

20 May 2024 - The Balkans require a critical mass of renewables development to unleash green investment, Borislav Kostadinov from GGF said at Belgrade Energy Forum

western-balkan-power-utilties-decarbonization-plans

Decarbonizing Western Balkan power utilities: ambitious but flexible plans, with focus on investments and new technologies

17 May 2024 - Power utilities in the Western Balkans have ambitious goals for 2050, but are flexible in mapping the path because the development of technologies is unpredictable

serbia heating plants biomass eu kfw djedovic miscevic vucevic konrad

Five Serbian heating plants to be converted from coal, oil to biomass

17 May 2024 - Serbia will build heating plants in Niš, Bajina Bašta, Prijepolje, Rača and Novi Pazar to replace fuel oil and coal in district heating systems

Banks Serbia receiving lot requests grid connection guarantees Belgrade Energy Forum

Banks in Serbia receiving lot of requests for grid connection guarantees

17 May 2024 - Banks in Serbia are receiving numerous requests for guarantees for renewables requiring grid connection and most investors have firm collateral instruments, according to speakers at Belgrade Energy Forum