$17.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


With increasing energy costs, wastewater utilities are becoming more interested in reducing purchased energy requirements (natural gas and electricity) or substituting with less expensive sources of energy that may be generated on site. This is particularly true for utilities implementing thermal drying, an energy intensive process. Biogas from anaerobic digestion is used in several installations to offset some of the purchased energy requirements for drying. But is this the best use for the biogas? Would using the gas to generate power and recovering waste heat from that process be a better use? These questions and others related to energy management and alternative energy options will be addressed in this paper.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2175/193864706783796763

Publication date: January 1, 2006

More about this publication?
  • Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed.

    WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access.
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Membership Information
  • About WEF Proceedings
  • WEFTEC Conference Information
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites



Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more