International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211

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Nagendra Kumar

Nagendra Kumar
The Energy and Resources Institute,
Darbari Seth Block, IHC complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
India

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  • Research Article
    Effect of Pretreatment on the Biogas Production from Energy Plant Using Batch Reactor
    Author(s): Nagendra Kumar and Dinesh Chander PantNagendra Kumar and Dinesh Chander Pant

    The proposed study aims at biogas potential estimation of sugar beet using different total solid concentration and pretreatment methods. The effect of alkali (Sodium hydroxide), acid (Hydrochloric acid) and mechanical (particle size reduction) pretreatment of sugar beet over un-pretreated substrate have been investigated for the potential of biogas production using biphasic continuous bio digester–TEAM (TERI’s Enhanced Acidification and Methanation) process (50 kg/day capacity) developed by TERI+. The estimation of biogas potential of sugar beet has also been studied in single phase batch digester (2 L capacity) using three different Total Solids (TS) concentration viz. 5%, 7.5% and 10%. However the effect of particle size reduction was also studied in two phase digester. The biogas yield from single phase batch digester fed with 5% TS, 7.5% TS.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2252-5211.19.9.365

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