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BIOGAS [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomass Energy
  • Gas Industry
DEF

[Gas] produced by anaerobic fermentation or digestion of organic matter, and without further upgrading nor purification.

OBS

Not to be confused with "biomethane," which is obtained after the purification of "biogas."

CONT

Biogases comprise mainly methane and carbon dioxide.

OBS

biogas: term standardized by ISO in 2014.

Key term(s)
  • bio-gas

French

Domaine(s)
  • Biochimie
  • Énergie de la biomasse
  • Industrie du gaz
DEF

[Gaz produit] par la fermentation ou la digestion anaérobie de la matière organique, et ceci sans traitement ni purification.

OBS

Ne pas confondre avec «biométhane», qui est issu de l'épuration du «biogaz».

CONT

Les biogaz comprennent principalement du méthane et du dioxyde de carbone.

OBS

biogaz : terme normalisé par l'ISO en 2014.

Key term(s)
  • bio-gaz

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Bioquímica
  • Energía de la biomasa
  • Industria del gas
DEF

Gas procedente de tratamientos agroenergéticos de la biomasa que se puede emplear como fuente energética. Contiene metano y dióxido de carbono.

OBS

biogás: término y definición extraídos del CAPITAL Business Dictionary con la autorización de LID Editorial Empresarial.

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