Flexible Load of Existing Biogas Plants:
A Viable Option to Reduce Environmental Externalities and to Provide Demand-driven Electricity?

David Schäfer, Wolfgang Britz, Till Kuhn

Published: 01.06.2017  〉 Volume 66 (2017), Number 2, 109-123  〉 Resort: Articles 
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ABSTRACT

The expansion of fluctuating renewable energies such as wind and solar increases the need for electricity produced on demand to stabilize the grid. Electricity from existing biogas plants in Germany allows flexible energy output and is increasingly marketed on demand requiring technical modifications such as increased gas storage and engine capacity. In this study we investigate an
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DAVID SCHÄFER
Institute for Food and Resource Economics, Chair of Production Economics
University of Bonn
Nußallee 19, 53115 Bonn, Germany
e-mail: david.schaefer@ilr.uni-bonn.de
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