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|Title: ||Community scale, decentralised anaerobic digestion for energy and resource recovery|
|Authors: ||Radu, Tanja|
Blanchard, Richard E.
Wheatley, Andrew D.
|Issue Date: ||2016|
|Publisher: ||© IEEE|
|Citation: ||RADU, T., 2016. Community scale, decentralised anaerobic digestion for energy and resource recovery. Presented at the 2016 International Conference on Cogeneration, Small Power Plants and District Energy (ICUE 2016), Bang-Na, Thailand, 14-16th. Sept.|
|Abstract: ||The paper describes “Community scale, decentralized anaerobic digestion for energy and resource technology” which is a joint UK-Thailand project much in line with the current aims of the Thai Government for decentralized energy generation. The use of food waste for biogas generation by the
process of anaerobic digestion provides multiple benefits: decreased energy dependency, nutrient preservation and
recycling, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. It is also promoted in the remoter Scotland and Wales of the UK.
The aim of the project is the design and deployment of small scale digesters and their networking into remotely monitored
units. Here, we are describing initial design of the reactors and some issues associated with using food waste as substrate. Based on the literature, we have also estimated the reactors performance to be 0.40-0.50 m3/kg of feedstock for biogas
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|Sponsor: ||This work has been funded by the British Council Newton Fund Institutional Links Grant agreement 216423359|
|Version: ||Accepted for publication|
|Publisher Link: ||http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/COGEN.2016.7728947|
|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)|
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