Exploitation of Biogas at landfill in Tagarades, Greece

    Tagarades landfill gas power station is owned and operated 100% by HELECTOR S.A. The power plant is comprised by 4Deutz TBG 620 v16  landfill gas engines, with a total installed power 5 MW.

    Engines can utilize 2,500 m3/h of landfill gas that is pumped through a grid of vertical wells in landfill area. Landfill gas arrives in plant through the horizontal pipelines and is burned in engines after being cleaned and cooled,  to remove its moisture. The produced electrical energy is delivered to the  public electrical grid (owned by the Greek National Grid Operator - DEDDIE)  after being transformed to 20 kV by a substation unit inside the plant.