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Title: Closed-loop system for growth of aquatic biomass and gasification thereof

Processes, systems, and methods for producing combustible gas from wet biomass are provided. In one aspect, for example, a process for generating a combustible gas from a wet biomass in a closed system is provided. Such a process may include growing a wet biomass in a growth chamber, moving at least a portion of the wet biomass to a reactor, heating the portion of the wet biomass under high pressure in the reactor to gasify the wet biomass into a total gas component, separating the gasified component into a liquid component, a non-combustible gas component, and a combustible gas component, and introducing the liquid component and non-combustible gas component containing carbon dioxide into the growth chamber to stimulate new wet biomass growth.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1393526
Assignee:
Genifuel Corporation DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,765,362
Application Number:
14/135,379
Contract Number:
EE0003046
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 19
Research Org:
Genifuel Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

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