First biogas plant in Central Asia launched in South Kazakhstan

The first biogas plant in Central Asia with a capacity of 0.5 MW was launched in Shymkent. The unique project in Kazakhstan is implemented in accordance with the "Concept of transition to a green economy", adopted by the President's Decree, Governor’s Office of South Kazakhstan region reported.
South Kazakhstan region 17 November, 17:53

Having taken part in the solemn launch ceremony, Governor of the region Zhanseit Tuymebayev noted that this project was demonstrated by South Kazakhstan region at the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017.

"In the complex of this installation, the new technologies of the Czech company "HEDVIGA GROUP" JSC proposed at the international exhibition were used. A special feature of the technology is the production of thermal and electric energy by cleaning sewage from city's treatment facilities and extracting biogas from it. As a result, this technology significantly reduces pollution and improves the environment. In general, the region takes into account the development of the renewable energy sector. For example, in the region it is planned to implement 14 projects with a total capacity of 183.9 megawatts. For today 4 projects have already been implemented", Zh. Tuymebayev said.

We note that the initiator of the project is "Water resources marketing". The total cost of the project is 2 billion 200 million tenge. According to the technological process, the plant processes waste and releases 300 m3/day of methane-containing gas (biogas). 20 people are permanently employed here. At the same time, the generated energy will cover the needs of the enterprise in thermal energy and up to 50% of the electricity demand.