In Blagnac, near Toulouse, a new biomass boiler has just been inaugurated. It should allow the equivalent of 2,500 households to benefit from greener energy and to evaluate less.
The inauguration of the new biomass boiler in Blagnac is far from being a trivial event. Proof of this is the presence of several leading politicians on Wednesday, October 6. Starting with Jean-Luc Moudenc, the president of Toulouse Métropole, Carole Delga, the president of the Occitanie Region or Joseph Carles, the mayor of Blagnac. The managing director of Veolia energy and the regional director of Ademe also made the trip.
Greener and less energy
Because this new equipment should make it possible to produce less necessary (- approximately 20%) and green energy (74% renewable and recovered energy) for the equivalent of 2,500 households. It supplies the heating network of part of the city of Blagnac: the airport, collective housing in the Cèdres district, the Guillaumet college or the Ramiers swimming pool. This new boiler room is part of a global Toulouse Métropole project, started in 2017, called Blagnac Énergies Vertes. The city’s heating network was created in 1976. It was originally supplied by the Ritouret geothermal well, thanks to a water table located at a depth of 1,500 meters and containing water at 58 ° C. The network is spread over 4 km with 37 delivery stations.
Source: press release