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Biomethane from biomass

Purification of biogas into biomethane

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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.

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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%.
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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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Company Profile

By
Air Liquide

Headquarters
75007 Paris, France

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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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