Submitted by: Reinhalteverband Wallersee-Süd
Implemented country: Austria
Title: Steps of a wastewater treatment plant operator
The Pollution Control Association of South-Wallersee operates for its member communities Seekirchen Henndorf and Eugendorf in Neumarkt am Wallersee a wastewater treatment plant. To his own use of energy as low as possible to keep a cogeneration plant was built, operated with the resulting biogas. So now it's 57% of the total power consumption of the treatment plant will be covered. The thermal performance of the cogeneration plant covers almost the entire heat demand, you must include a gas boiler is fired up only on very cold winter days.