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A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by bacterial degradation of organic matter and used as a fuel.


(General Engineering) a gas that is produced by the action of bacteria on organic waste matter: used as a fuel


or bi•o-gas

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌgæs)

any gas fuel derived from the decay of organic matter, as the mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the bacterial decomposition of sewage, manure, garbage, or plant crops.
bi`o•gas`i•fi•ca′tion, n.


Gas fuel that is obtained from living matter, such as ethanol from sugarcane or methane from decaying organic substances.


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The C600 Signature Series microturbine fueled by digester gas will be installed in grid connect mode, which enables the customer to operate with the utility grid in a load sharing capacity.
Digester gas, a byproduct of the process, can also be upgraded and compressed to generate electricity.
Then the market is segmented according to primary fuel sources such as Hydrogen, Natural Gas/ Methane, Methanol, and Anaerobic Digester Gas.
Endress+Hauser introduced the Proline Prosonic B 200 ultrasonic flow meter for measuring the flow rate and methane content of wet biogas, landfill or digester gas and other types of low pressure, wet or contaminated gas.
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This was the first commercial project in California to purify wastewater treatment digester gas for injection in the San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) natural gas delivery systems.
Hoffman Road LFG and Bay View WWTP Digester Gas 10-MW Project, Toledo, OH
Haubenschild thinks the production process is simple enough that small, decentralized production facilities could use hydrogen obtained from digester gas.
7 megawatt CHP facility with twin 850 kilowatt digester gas fired internal combustion engines, that utilize methane gas derived from anaerobically digested sewage sludge.
site to investigate the use of wastewater treatment plant digester gas as the feedstock for fuel cells.
The fuel processor takes natural gas or anaerobic digester gas and reforms it into hydrogen-rich gas used to feed the fuel cell stack.
The tri-generation system operates on renewable fuel sources, such as anaerobic digester gas from industrial or municipal wastewater treatment facilities, as well as readily available fuels, including natural gas and propane.