Supercritical Water Gasification vs. Biomethanation: Process Simulation Under Norwegian Conditions

D. Ballenghien, R. S. Kempegowda & K.-Q. Tran
Biomass as an energy source currently generates a growing interest worldwide. However, it has been highlighted that energy production from biomass must not compete with food production. In this regard, non edible feedstocks are of interest, and among them wet biomass. That name encompasses macro algae and microalgae, sludge from waste water treatment plants, cattle manures, wastes from the food industry and any other biomass stock or waste with very high moisture content, around 70%...