Biomethane from biomass

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Gallery Biomethane from biomass 1
May 2019
Headquarters 75007 Paris, France
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Biomethane from biomass - Purification of biogas into biomethane

Through the transformation of biomass into biomethane and bio-fertilizers, CO2 emissions from transportation and agriculture are reduced.

The solution aims to use the available biomass to produce biogas and bio-fertilizers. The biogas is produced from the anaerobic digestion of biomass and later purified to be used as a renewable subsitute to natural gas, called biomethane. As part of the process, polymeric membranes are used for the purification of biogas into biomethane. The digestate is the solid by-product of this process which is valorized through its application as a fertilizer, thus replacing chemical fertilizers. In countries with a distribution network for natural gas, the biomethane produced from this purification process can be directly injected into the gas network or used in transportation.

Key features

  • Reduces up to 50% of the noise compared to diesel engines.
  • Production of biomethane to be used in transportation allows to reduce the carbon footprint by up to 90%.

Profitability

  • At a certain mileage biomethane is more economical, with a lower cost price per mile (1mi=1.61km) than diesel.

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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