Jun 29, 2011

Japan Feeding Food Waste-Derived Biogas into City Grid

Bio Energy Corp. announced that they started feeding biogas refined and processed from food waste into the city pipeline system, ahead of all other companies in Japan. Approximately 800,000 cubic meters of gas (under standard conditions)--enough to accommodate about 2,000 ordinary households--will be fed into the pipeline system annually. This is expected to reduce about 1,360 tons of carbon dioxide emissions a year.

The raw biogas (methane: 60%; carbon dioxide and other gases: 40%) is produced from food residue at the methane fermentation plant of Bio Energy in Ota Ward, Tokyo, the largest food residue methane fermentation plant in Japan.

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