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biogas

A gas produced by the biological degradation of organic material under anaerobic conditions, which consists primarily of methane and CO2, and smaller amounts of water vapour, nitrogen, hydrogen and other gases.
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Was the operating temperature too low, the generator speed too low, or was hydrogen sulfide in the digester gas the problem?
The company notes that "Direct FuelCells operate similar to large, continuously operating batteries except they utilize a fuel to generate electricity, such as natural gas or digester gas from wastewater treatment facilities.
Natural gas usually contains 900 to 905 British thermal units (BTUs) per cubic foot, while Pima's sour digester gas averages about 600 BTUs.
Operating on biomass fuels, such as wastewater treatment digester gas, the Direct FuelCell is a renewable technology.
The installation in Yonkers is the world's first commercial fuel cell to use anaerobic digester gas, a byproduct of wastewater treatment, to produce electricity.
As per to BioCNG's website, the company currently has three BioCNG systems in operation; two use biogas from a landfill while one uses WWTP digester gas.
By 2016, however, digester gas (biogas) engines in the region will be mandated to operate to the stricter pollution standards currently in place for natural gas engines, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule 1110.
DFC units can run on any hydrocarbon fuel source, including renewables like ethanol, anaerobic digester gas (generated in wastewater treatment) and other biofuels, as well as propane and methane.
Biomass projects eligible for SCE's new standard contracts include landfill gas, municipal solid waste, wood, fuel cell, digester gas, and sewer gas.
Project Description :This project will upgrade the existing digester gas flare system at Hyperion Treatment Plant to improve its reliability.
Effective utilization of digester gas at wastewater treatment plants under a power purchase agreement is an emerging service model that can benefit communities across North America.