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Performance of a novel two-phase continuously fed leach bed reactor for demand-based biogas production from maize silage.
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PMID:  25479391     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study investigated the potential of producing biogas on demand from maize silage using a novel two-phase continuously fed leach bed reactor (LBR) which is connected to an anaerobic filter (AF). Six different feeding patterns, each for 1week, were studied at a weekly average of a volatile solids (VS) loading rate of 4.5gL(-1)d(-1) and a temperature of 38°C. Methane production from the LBR and AF responded directly proportional to the VS load from the different daily feeding and resulted in an increase up to 50-60% per day, compared to constant feeding each day. The feeding patterns had no impact on VS methane yield which corresponded on average to 330Lkg(-1). In spite of some daily shock loadings, carried out during the different feeding patterns study, the reactor performance was not affected. A robust and reliable biogas production from stalky biomass was demonstrated.
Bernd Linke; Angela Rodríguez-Abalde; Carsten Jost; Andreas Krieg
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioresource technology     Volume:  177C     ISSN:  1873-2976     ISO Abbreviation:  Bioresour. Technol.     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-12-6    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9889523     Medline TA:  Bioresour Technol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  34-40     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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