GoBiGas

Gothenburg Biomass Gasification Project, GoBiGas, is the name of Göteborg Energi's large investments in biogas production by gasification of biofuels and waste from forestry. The GoBiGas biogas project is about producing biomethane (Bio-SNG) by thermal gasification of forest residues as branches, roots and tops. The biomass is converted to a flammable gas in the gasification plant. This so-called synthesis gas is purified and then upgraded in a methanation plant to biogas with a quality comparable to natural gas to enable the two types of gases to be mixed in the gas network, until the natural gas is phased out. Since biogas is produced from renewable sources this does not contribute to increasing emissions of carbon dioxide as fossil fuels do. Göteborg Energi cooperates in particular with Chalmers University of Technology and has invested in a research facility for the indirect gasification constructed together with an existing biofuel boiler, built with CFB technology.

CENTRE FOR INDIRECT GASIFICATION OF BIOMASS - CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY -
SE-412 96 GOTHENBURG - SWEDEN