biogas

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biogas

[′bī·ō‚gas]
(materials)
A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide generated from the bacterial decomposition of animal and vegetable wastes.
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The Italian scheme supports the production and distribution of advanced biofuels and advanced biomethane, also known as second and third-generation biofuels, for use in the transport sector.
Biomethane is produced in a biodigester where material is broken down by bacteria, giving off biogas - in a two-stage fermentation process lasting around 60 days - that can eventually be refined to produce fuel-grade biomethane.
Effective from 1 January 2017, Unilever UK & Ireland's offices in Leatherhead (Surrey) and 100 Victoria Embankment (London), and its food and drink factories in Norwich, Trafford Park and Cork, will use by 10,000 MWh of biomethane to power their heating.
The MPs also backed support for biomethane, saying it "is crucial to meeting the 2020 target and must remain a funding priority".
Des conferences, des rendez-vous d'affaires internationaux, des visites techniques, des concours de l'innovation et demonstration du tracteur biomethane auront lieu a l'occasion.
It is particularly gratifying to see that the results of the initial pilot study have led to this exciting next stage investigation of the commercial viability of the production of biomethane from seaweeds.
Operated by bus company First West of England, the bus will fill up at a site in Avonmouth, Bristol, where sewage and inedible food waste is turned into biomethane gas.
Hopefully, JC Biomethane can work past its legal and performance problems.
The UAE is also employing some excellent recycling measures to combat the waste output and turn most of it into alternative energy forms such as biodiesel and biomethane.
Perhaps appropriately, the place where the sector has grown fastest is Yorkshire, where the first commercial biomethane plant on the National Grids gas pipeline network was commissioned last October.
The study also covered alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas, biomethane, hydrotreated vegetable oil, second generation biodiesel and hydrogen.
A runner-up prize of EUR 15,000 went to Team CLiMA from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, for their proposal to develop aircraft fuelled by a blend of sustainably produced liquefied biomethane and liquefied natural gas (Bio-LNG).