Scottish wastewater plant boosts self-sufficiency with CHP

By District Energy posted 14 days ago

  

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy

Summary

In our first decentralized energy success story of the new year, a wastewater treatment plant in Scotland achieved 85 per cent energy self-sufficiency in 2017.

Scottish Water’s Seafield Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTw) increased its on-site power generation from 55 per cent according to Veolia, which operates the plant’s combined heat and power (CHP) system.

The system runs on sludge from an anaerobic digestion plant and biogas and, at various points in 2017, helped the facility to run completely independently from the grid, Veolia said.

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