Sturm, Barbara, Butcher, Matthew, Wang, Yaodong, Huang, Ye and Roskilly, Tony (2012) The feasibility of the sustainable energy supply from bio wastes for a small scale brewery – A case study. Applied Thermal Engineering, 39 . pp. 45-52. [Journal article]
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Due to rising fuel costs and a need for the reduction of CO2 emissions, renewable energy sources have gained growing importance in industrial energy concept planning. In the food industry, a significant percentage of raw materials used leaves the process as biological waste. In this study a small scale brewery situated in Northeast England was audited. Based on the data obtained, the feasibility of biogas generation was modelled. The model included a planned extension to production capacity. Several scenarios for conversion were simulated, their gas demand determined, performance compared and economic viability calculated.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment|
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > School of the Built Environment
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Built Environment Research Institute|
Built Environment Research Institute > Centre for Sustainable Technologies (CST)
|Deposited By:||Dr Ye Huang|
|Deposited On:||12 Mar 2012 09:38|
|Last Modified:||12 Mar 2012 09:38|
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