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Extract methane from manure

  1. Mar 11, 2009 #1
    I heard that it was possibel to extract methane from manure, so you could produce energy/power. I understand that ATZ and TVA (some german companies?) are making this, but im wondering how the process works.
    Anyone who can tell me?

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  3. Mar 11, 2009 #2


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    Re: Biofuel

    You use http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methanogen" [Broken].
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  4. Mar 11, 2009 #3


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    Re: Biofuel

    Which come free with the manure - especially if you have cows.
  5. Mar 11, 2009 #4
    Re: Biofuel

    It's not an extraction from manure - it's fermentation of manure with methane production.
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