Influence of Different Practices on Biogas Sustainability

A.K. Boulamanti, S. Donida Maglio, J. Giuntoli & A. Agostini
Biogas production is generally regarded as a very sustainable practice that can guarantee high GHG savings when used for electricity generation. However, sustainability is strongly influenced by many factors, such as the choice of feedstock and operational practices. This paper analyses the impact of several criticalities on the GHG emissions of biogas production. The analysis is based on a biogas plant producing electricity via a CHP engine. The first critical point is the choice of...