The Status of Biogas as Renewable Energy

신재생에너지로서 바이오가스 현황

  • 임영관 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 이정민 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소) ;
  • 정충섭 (한국석유관리원 석유기술연구소)
  • Published : 2012.04.10

Abstract

In these days, there has been increased focus on global warming and the exhaustion of resources recently caused by the heavy consumption of fossil resources. In order to resolve these problems, biomass is increasingly gaining international attention as a renewable energy source. Biogas derived from various biomass is environmental friendly alternative fuel for power generation, heating and vehicle fuel. Large amounts of sewage sludge, food waste and manure are generated from human activity, but these organic wastes contain high levels of organic matter and thus they are potential substrates for producing methane of biogas. The biogas contains 60% of highly concentrated methane, which is expected to be used effectively as energy. In this paper, we investigate the status of biogas in Korea as an alternative energy.

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