Factsheet: Slurry biodigestion plan

Slurry biodigestion plan

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Slurry Biodigestion Plan
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Plan de Biodigestión de Purines
Description: 
The slurry Biodigestion Plan aims to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases by the slurry based on the anaerobic digestion process, as described in Annex I, which allow quantification of the biogas collection and treatment, and subsequent energy recovery or disposal by combustion.
Goal/Aim: 
The development of the Plan for farm slurry biodigestion took place in collaboration with the regions with the aim of achieving the treatment of 9.47 million tons of manure / year in both centralized treatment facilities and individual farms. Treating this amount of manure result in a reduction of 1.78 million tons of CO2 eq. / year and 8.9 million tonnes of CO2 eq. during the period 2008-2012

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2010