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Table 1 Selection criteria for BP clusters

From: A consolidated potential analysis of bio-methane and e-methane using two different methods for a medium-term renewable gas supply in Germany

No. Criterion Value Source
1 Minimum installed electrical equivalent capacity (Pinst) of each BP in a cluster  ≥ 375 kW [26,27,28]
2 Distance of all BPs to natural gas grid  ≤ 10 km [27]
3 Distance of BPs to a potential biogas upgrading facility (feed-in point) within a cluster  ≤ 10 km [27]
4 Sum of Pinst of all BP within the cluster  ≥ 5 MW [29]