zitzelsbergerBiomass CHP plant in hotel industry provides a second source of income

Hotel Zitzelsberger is situated in a gorgeous location on the outskirts of town in Germany, nestled between meadows and forests – ideal for escaping everyday stress. It’s a place where guests can fully relax and harmonise their mind, body and soul. 

The garden also includes a BBQ area and campfire facility, while younger guests will enjoy the large wooden play house.

Turn wood chips into money

Christian Zitzelsberger owns a Biomass CHP with 45 kW of electrical output and 110 kW of thermal output. All the heat is used to dry wood chips, which are ultimately also resold, thus forming a second stream of income.


Link: www.landhaus-zitzelsberger.de

Key data on the energy concept:

  • System: Spanner HKA 45 Biomass CHP
  • Output: 45 kWel and 108 kWth
  • Start-up: November 2012
  • Annual operating hours: approx. 8,000 hrs per system
  • Electricity usage: Fully fed into the public grid
  • Heat usage: 100% in-house consumption: Heating, hot water, wood chip drying

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