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Precise theme tackled by the practice: 
Green electricity production and heat from biogas, reduction of co2 for for heating and electricity production
Objectives of the practice: 
To produce green electricity and heat from biogas and replace fossil fuels
Location
Country: 
Sweden
Region or District or Metropolitan Area or Municipality: 
Habo
Detailed description of the practice
Description of the practice: 
In Habo two neighboring farmers are cooperating closely to produce green electricity from biogas and use the waste heat from the process to warm a greenhouse with ecological tomatoe production. The substrate for the biogas production is manure from surrounding farms and from the beef production on the farm, and also about 250 tonnes of candy residues from a nearby candy factory. The misshaped, miscoloured candy is a big boost to the biogas production due to the large suger content. The biogas is used in a gas engine that delivers green electricity to the grid and waste heat through pipes to the greenhouse that is situated just a few meters from the biogas plant.
Evaluation
Possible demonstrated results: 
400 MWh green electricity produced per year, 600 MWh heat produced per year
Possible success factors: 
Close cooperation between two neighboring farmers, extra substrates available close by.
Difficulties encountered: 
Exensive supervioson from authorities
Contact information: 
Erik Blomgren, erik.blomgren@energikontorsydost.se
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