biogas


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bi·o·gas

 (bī′ō-găs′)
n.
A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by bacterial degradation of organic matter and used as a fuel.

biogas

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

bi•o•gas

or bi•o-gas

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌgæs)

n.
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.
[1970–75]
bi`o•gas`i•fi•ca′tion, n.

biogas

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

biogas

[ˈbaɪəʊgæs] Nbiogás m
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The biogas production from solid substrates can be enhanced by using different methods including: use of additives recycling of slurry and slurry filtrate variation in operational parameters like temperature hydraulic retention time and particle size of the substrate use of fixed film/ biofilters chemical treatment also affects the biogas production [66].
The policy was revised in 2012 but this too was silent on exploiting biogas and biomass.
A FREE online course aims to educate dairy and pig farmers across Europe and Cyprus who may be sitting on a viable biogas business by processing one asset which is plentiful around their farms: manure.
Michael Dietrich, Genesis Biopartner founder, reckons that biogas projects will take off in Romania given the rich supply of organic matter found locally and its role in balancing the instable output from solar and wind installations.
Sweden, June 6 -- Despite acute power shortage in rural areas, varying levels of poverty and impoverishment, why is, government's heavily subsidized programme to encourage people in rural areas to install biogas and manure plants for renewable energy production, not an outstanding success?
Two biogas plants have been built so far in Bosnia and Herzegovina, at farms in A amac and Banja Luka, and experts believe that the sector is highly cost-effective and attractive, but that the entrepreneurs need help from the state.
This will be the second biogas plant for MHP and the largest biogas facility in Ukraine to date.
At least 600 households and schools have adopted biogas to tame the fuel budget.
Objective: The problems: Biogas is important for the european renewable energy transition as it turns waste streams such as manure and sewage into biogas, And provides co2-neutral energy.
Biogas residue was applied as 20, 40 and 60 t ha-1 (BGR20, BGR40 and BGR60) to the plots with a control (including only chemical fertilizers).
com)-- Global demand for biogas has witnessed a spike in demand, owing to mounting concerns over depleting fossil reserves and environmental impact of conventional fuels.
Biogas specialist Weltec Biopower is developing a quick test for identifying inhibitors in biogas substrates.