Power to methane: a promising new method for hydrogen delivery to methanogens results in more methane from biomass

Gert Hofstede, Jan Peter Nap, Folkert Faber, Ronald Wedema, Emile Apol, Kor Zwart, Jeroen Tideman

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Abstract

Excess of renewable electricity from wind turbines or solar panels is used for electrolysis of water. To store this renewable energy as methane, the hydrogen is fed to an anaerobic digester to stimulate biological methanation by hydrogenotrophic methanogens. These work packages focus on the best ways for hydrogen delivery and the community changes in a biomethanation reactor as a result of hydrogen supply.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 4 Jul 2018
Eventprojectmeeting BioP2Methane - EAE, Groningen, Netherlands
Duration: 4 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

Other

Otherprojectmeeting BioP2Methane
CountryNetherlands
CityGroningen
Period4/07/184/07/18

Keywords

  • methane
  • immobilisation
  • renewable energy
  • biomass
  • hydrogen

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Hofstede, G., Nap, J. P., Faber, F., Wedema, R., Apol, E., Zwart, K., & Tideman, J. (2018). Power to methane: a promising new method for hydrogen delivery to methanogens results in more methane from biomass. Poster session presented at projectmeeting BioP2Methane, Groningen, Netherlands.