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BIODIGESTOR [1 record]

Record 1 2011-07-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Energy Transformation
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Biomass Energy
DEF

A technology that takes advantage of excrement from animals and humans in order to transform it into biogas (methane gas) as a source of fuel and organic fertilizer.

OBS

A biogas plant is commonly known as a biodigester.

Key term(s)
  • biodigestor
  • biodigester plant
  • biodigestor plant

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transformation de l'énergie
  • Génie chimique
  • Énergie de la biomasse
CONT

Les biodigesteurs peuvent apporter une importante contribution à l'agriculture à petite échelle, d'une part en limitant la pollution et, d'autre part, en valorisant les déjections animales à travers la production de biogaz et en améliorant la valeur fertilisante des effluents.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Transformación de la energía
  • Ingenieria química
  • Energía de la biomasa
DEF

Sistema natural y ecológico que aprovecha la digestión anaeróbica, en ausencia de oxígeno, para transformar el estiércol en biogas y fertilizantes.

CONT

Los biodigestores pueden contribuir de manera considerable a mejorar las explotaciones en pequeña escala, facilitando el control de la contaminación y añadiendo al mismo tiempo valor a la excreta del ganado mediante la producción de biogás y la mejora del valor como nutriente del efluente utilizado como fertilizante.

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