Penkun Biogas Power Plant is a 20MW biopower project. It is located in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in November 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 20 20 Active Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany EnviTec Biogas


The project was developed by EnviTec Biogas and is currently owned by NAWARO Engineering.

The project cost is $98.205m.

Penkun Biogas Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Agricultural by-product and animal waste are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in November 2007.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected as the engine supplier for the project. The company provided 40 units of JMS 312 engines, each with 500kW nameplate capacity.

About EnviTec Biogas

EnviTec Biogas AG (EnviTec) is an alternative energy company that covers the entire value chain for the production of biogas, including the planning and turnkey construction of biogas plants and upgradation of biogas plants and their commissioning. The company also constructs biomethane plants and it generates electricity, heat, and gas from renewable energy materials such as animal manures and waste materials from food. EnviTec operates its own plants through cooperation agreements with farmers, local authorities, investment companies, industrial corporations and energy utilities. It also provides insurance and support services for biogas plants. The company serves farmers, industrial enterprises and investors across Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, and various other countries. EnviTec is headquartered in Lohne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.


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