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Energy Recovery from Immobilised Cells of Scenedesmus obliquus after Wastewater Treatment

  • M. Gomez San Juan
  • F. Ometto
  • R. Whitton
  • M. Pidou
  • B. Jefferson
  • R. Villa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 4)

Abstract

Biomethane batch test of alginate beads and beads with algae at different stages of utilisation in the wastewater treatment plants showed that immobilised S. obliquus yield similar biogas and biomethane than freely suspended algae (between 60.51 ± 4.19 and 82.32 ± 2.17 mL g-1 VSadd) and that a pre-treatment stage was not necessary for the digestion process.

Keywords

Anaerobic digestion Biogas Wastewater treatment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gomez San Juan
    • 1
  • F. Ometto
    • 2
  • R. Whitton
    • 1
  • M. Pidou
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. Jefferson
    • 1
  • R. Villa
    • 1
  1. 1.Cranfield University, CWSICranfieldUK
  2. 2.Scandinavian Biogas Fuels ABLinköpingSweden

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