Biogas Yield

Depending on substrate specific volatile organic dry matter content as well as microbial degradability of the substrates anaerobic digesters reveal a specific biogas yield and composition for certain groups of substrates.

 

A first estimate on potential biogas production is provided ยปhere

Theoretical Gas Yield (l/kg oDM)Practical Gas Yield (l/kg oDM)
Methane Content

Fats

1400

1000 - 1250


68 - 71

Proteins

900

600 - 700



Carbohydrates

830 - 960

700 - 800


50