Sewage sludge drying Wunsiedel
Approval procedure according to 4. BImSchV for a sewage sludge drying plant with a wood gasifier combined heat and power plant
The market for sewage sludge disposal is still undergoing legal changes. Previously possible disposal methods are becoming scarcer, and rising acceptance prices provide the economic basis for alternative concepts. This market situation and the experience gained from many years of operating an existing sewage sludge drying plant have prompted the client to implement a similar concept at the Wunsiedel site.
In addition to the sewage sludge drying plant, a wood gasification combined heat and power plant is to be built to provide the heat needed for drying in a regenerative and environmentally conscious way. The regeneratively generated electricity will be fed into the public grid.
For such plants, there is a need to carry out an immission control approval procedure.
Key data on the project
Tradition and constant innovation have made the Burkhardt company from Mühlhausen near Neumarkt i.d.Opf. what it is today: one of the leading German companies for energy and building technology.
With its solutions in the field of wood gasifiers with combined heat and power plants and efficient sewage sludge drying, it not only inspires its customers, but is also an operator of its own in-house plants.
Energy generation and waste utilisation
Municipalities (disposal, waste recycling)
Biomass, pellets, wood gasifier, sewage sludge drying, combined heat and power, process heat from bioenergy, forest wood chips, permit application, expert opinion
Smooth process flow with optimised processing time.
Full support by eta Energieberatung in the context of the immission control permit application as well as coordination of the required environmental reports and the parallel building application. This allowed the client and its partners to concentrate on the core competences of project implementation.
The basic concept includes efficient electricity and heat generation from wood pellets as well as low-temperature sewage sludge drying.
An immission control permit was required for the project.
Granting of the permit in accordance with the 4th BImSchV for the construction and operation of the plant.
For Burkhardt GmbH, it was particularly important to find a planning office that had the necessary experience with wood gasifiers and combined heat and power plants, as well as a good reputation in the energy sector. The comprehensive support provided by eta Energieberatung in the context of the immission control permit application as well as in the coordination of the required environmental reports and the parallel building application led to a smooth process flow with optimised processing time.
Sales Management Burkhardt GmbH
Scope of services
The service provided by eta Energieberatung comprised those planning services resulting from the requirements for the application to the competent licensing authority for the construction and operation of a sewage sludge drying plant with bioenergy production.
In particular, this concerned the following engineering and consulting services:
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