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Title: University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility

Abstract

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility is a demonstration project that supported the first commercial-scale use in the United States of high solids, static pile technology for anaerobic digestion of organic waste to generate biogas for use in generating electricity and heat. The research adds to the understanding of startup, operation and supply chain issues for anaerobic digester technology. Issues and performance were documented for equipment installation and modifications, feedstock availability and quality, weekly loading and unloading of digestion chambers, chemical composition of biogas produced, and energy production. This facility also demonstrated an urban industrial ecology approach to siting such facilities near sewage treatment plants (to capture and use excess biogas generated by the plants) and organic yard waste collection sites (a source of feedstock).

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Bioenergy Technologies Office (EE-3B)
Contributing Org.:
BioFerm Energy Systems, Madison, WI (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
1345064
Report Number(s):
DOE-UWO-EE0003135
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0003135
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

Citation Formats

Koker, John, and Lizotte, Michael. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1345064.
Koker, John, & Lizotte, Michael. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility. United States. doi:10.2172/1345064.
Koker, John, and Lizotte, Michael. Wed . "University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility". United States. doi:10.2172/1345064. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1345064.
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abstractNote = {The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Anaerobic Dry Digestion Facility is a demonstration project that supported the first commercial-scale use in the United States of high solids, static pile technology for anaerobic digestion of organic waste to generate biogas for use in generating electricity and heat. The research adds to the understanding of startup, operation and supply chain issues for anaerobic digester technology. Issues and performance were documented for equipment installation and modifications, feedstock availability and quality, weekly loading and unloading of digestion chambers, chemical composition of biogas produced, and energy production. This facility also demonstrated an urban industrial ecology approach to siting such facilities near sewage treatment plants (to capture and use excess biogas generated by the plants) and organic yard waste collection sites (a source of feedstock).},
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place = {United States},
year = {Wed Feb 08 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Feb 08 00:00:00 EST 2017}
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