MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 62, 20162016 3rd International Conference on Chemical and Food Engineering
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Environment & Bioscience|
|Published online||28 June 2016|
A Review on Enhancement of Biogas Yield by Pre-treatment and addition of Additives
1 Associate Professor, Energy Centre, MANIT, Bhopal, India
2 Assistant Professor, Chemical Department, MANIT, Bhopal, India
3 Associate Professor, Energy Centre, MANIT, Bhopal, India
4 Reasearch scholar, Energy Centre, MANIT, Bhopal, India
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Energy from biomass has been in use from historical days itself but biomass as energy source is not as popular as that of other renewable energy resources. Anaerobic digestion is commonly used to convert organic biomass into biogas. The main drawback of this technology is the long retention period and low efficiency. To tackle this problem pre-treatment and adding additives are best suitable options available. This paper reviews the different pre-treatment techniques and additives that can be used to improve the biogas (mainly methane) yield and to reduce the retention period of the process.
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