biogas

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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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The relatively high energy value of the biomass gas meant it could be combined with natural gas or distillate oil, which the company believes is a necessity to commercialize the process.
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