Turning Sewage into Biogas in Kobe city

Following the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake in 1995, Kobe replaced its damaged sewage treatment plant with a cutting-the-edge sewage facility that turns sludge into biogas. The biogas--now known as the Kobe biogas--has been a central part of the city’s efforts to promote renewable energy and a circular economy.

Utilisation of biogas derived from sewage sludge in Kobe City, Japan