Mehrum, Allemagne

The Mehrum unit was commissioned in 2012 and taken over by BayWa R.E. at the end of 2015, before Evergaz Deutschland GmbH took over the unit in 2018.

Project description

The unit produces a total of 700 Nm³/h of biomethane and 600 kW/h of electricity via cogeneration, which corresponds with the electricity consumption of 6,300 homes. The everyday management of the facility has now been entrusted to the BayWa R.E teams, under the supervision of Evergaz.

Key data

Mehrum, Hohenhameln, Basse-Saxe, Allemagne
  • Intermediate energy crops, waste beets, manure
  • Treatment capacity  :
    60,000 tonnes/year
  • Dual recovery, injection and cogeneration  :
    700 Nm3/h + 600 KWe
  • Equivalent number of homes supplied with electricity  :
    6,300 homes
  • Investment  :
    €15 million
  • Evergaz takeover date  :


  • Production of green energy
  • Production of natural fertiliser
  • Reduction in the territory’s energy dependency
  • Creation of local jobs unlikely to be relocatedédéric-Flipo-Evergaz.jpg
With this acquisition in 2018, Evergaz indicated its willingness to continue its development in Germany, Europe’s largest biogas market. Fréderic Flipo, Managing Director of Evergaz