methanation


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methanation

[‚meth·ə′nā·shən]
(chemical engineering)
In coal gasification, the catalytic conversion of hydrogen and carbon monoxide to methane.
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This turnover is mainly driven by biofuels, for 1 billion euros, followed by photovoltaics, for 109 million euros, methanation and biomass heat, for respectively 88 and 85 million euros and, to a lesser extent, 34 million for the provision of space for the installation of wind turbines.
4] is produced mainly during the pyrolysis step and as the temperature increases, the production of CH4 remains almost constant because methanation reaction does not take place at any significant extent [4, 54].
To better understand the potential of anaerobic digestion applied to wine waste, the results of methanation tests with different winemaking wastes are reported (see "Methanation Test Results").
The plant accommodates an electrolyser, methanation unit and also consumes carbon dioxide during the methanation process.
Wind or solar power generated at times of surplus power supply can, through a process of methanation and electrolysis, be stored within the transmission pipeline and wider gas storage system, and then used to help meet peak demand.
organic valorization for composting or methanation for green wastes (leaves, grasses, flowers and small wood chips).
The remaining amount of carbon monoxide can be removed in the third step, including catalytic methanation or purification.
Elimination of CO is achieved by two water gas shift reactors and a methanation reactor.
Global equilibration is a more consistent explanation of methanation catalysis, consistent with the calculations reported by Smith (1927), Anderson (1956), and Tillmetz (1975).
Stimulation of psychrophilic methanation with a septic tank biological activator.