Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2008 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 11 No. 4, Issue of October 15, 2008
 

Table 3. Energy balance for a typical concentration of 3% TS, for both configurations, boiler and gas engine.


 

  

Thermal energy needed
kWh/day

Thermal energy produced
kWh/day

Boiler

 (A) Mixed sludge

44.669

30.779

 (B) 1º non-hydrol + 2º hydrol

27.269

28.493

Gas engine

 (A) Mixed sludge

111.156

30.779

 (B) 1º non-hydrol + 2º hydrol

67.857

28.493

 


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