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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF ROMANIAN CITIES THROUGH BIOGAS PRODUCTION FROM MUNICIPAL WASTES AND APPLICATION IN CO-COMBUSTION PROCESSES

ABSTRACT
Today municipal wastes represent a general problem from multiple points of view: necessary space for depositing, odor, possible soil contamination. In the same time, a large quantity of organic residual material remains unused in terms of energy conversion by potentially producing a biofuel which, in its term, can be used for covering at least partially, the human demand for energy. In this context, the present paper underlines the possible applications of anaerobic fermentation for biogas production by using as main substrate solid municipal waste from city of Timisoara, Romania, inside a pilot installation for determining its potential for further usage at larger scale in firing or co-firing processes; in this context, conclusions will be traced, based on the resulted experiments.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2017-02-06
PAPER REVISED: 2017-04-26
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2017-08-11
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2017-09-09
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI170206183C
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE 2, PAGES [1071 - 1076]
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