Agripower France, a leading player in energy transition and integrator of methanation solutions, announces the commissioning of a new collective methanization unit in Chateaubriant, in Loire-Atlantique (44).
Agripower France is an integrator of two types of anaerobic digestion solutions: on the one hand, individual anaerobic digestion products intended for farms of intermediate sizes, and on the other hand collective anaerobic digestion solutions, for communities, groups of farmers or industry (agrifood).
In 2019, work began on a new collective methanization unit, on behalf of a group of farmers, located in Chateaubriant in Loire-Atlantique. This unit, whose performance test was completed on January 31, 2020 with a production higher than initial estimates, has an installed capacity of 250 kWel. This collective installation is the 6th commissioned by Agripower since the creation of the company in 2012, the first 5 installations still being in service with high energy efficiency performance.
Marker of Agripower's ability to position itself as a technological leader in this booming sector, this new installation, comprising a 25-meter-diameter digester, has the specificity of offering the possibility of incorporating 14 tonnes per year. inputs known to be complex, namely cattle and goat manure, thanks to a specific innovative system. This unit is also equipped with a new generation co-generator with very high electrical efficiency, at 000%. Residual heat is also redistributed in order to heat a livestock building near the unit, allowing full use of the resources offered by methanization.
Eric Lecoq, Chairman and CEO of Agripower France comments . " We are very pleased to announce the delivery of the first collective anaerobic digestion unit since our IPO in November 2019. This unit once again demonstrates our ability to respond effectively to the complex demands of our customers, while ensuring optimal use. and the security of their installation.
We are more confident than ever in the potential of the company on a A booming sector, driven by numerous support initiatives such as the recent launch of the Eiffel Gaz Vert fund endowed with 200 million euros and aimed at supporting the development of anaerobic digestion in France.»
In addition, Agripower is continuing to conquer the market for individual anaerobic digestion units, a market segment in which the company is undoubtedly the leader in France with more than 50 units installed to date.