Physical Activation of Waste-Derived Materials for Biogas Cleaning
AbstractBiogas produced from biomass is carbon neutral. In fact, the carbon feedstock of biomass is converted into gas phase. Biogas use in high efficient energy systems, such as Solid Oxide Fuel Cells is a viable choice. One of the most important drawbacks for such systems is related to the interaction between trace compounds and anode section. Gas cleaning through physical removal mechanisms is the simplest and cheapest method adopted in the literature. Coupled with this solution, the recovery of waste materials is an efficient application of the circular economy approach. In this work, a physical activation process was investigated experimentally for waste-derived materials at a temperature of 700 °C. The removal of H2S was considered as the most abundant trace compound. Activated biochar showed an adsorption capacity comparable to commercial sorbents, while the performance of ashes are still too poor. An important parameter to be considered is the biogas humidity content that enters in competition with trace compounds that must be removed. View Full-Text
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Papurello, D.; Santarelli, M.; Fiorilli, S. Physical Activation of Waste-Derived Materials for Biogas Cleaning. Energies 2018, 11, 2338.
Papurello D, Santarelli M, Fiorilli S. Physical Activation of Waste-Derived Materials for Biogas Cleaning. Energies. 2018; 11(9):2338.Chicago/Turabian Style
Papurello, Davide; Santarelli, Massimo; Fiorilli, Sonia. 2018. "Physical Activation of Waste-Derived Materials for Biogas Cleaning." Energies 11, no. 9: 2338.
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