Anaerobic cogeneration plant

Berrybank Piggery - VIC, Australia

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ACTI-Mag on an anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm South West Victoria, Australia.

case study summary

Challenges
  • To increase profits by reducing chemical consumption and increasing power and biogas generation.
  • To improve biogas quality and quantity and reduce odors due to H2S.
  • To reduce blockages due to struvite formation.
  • To reduce chemical usage and inculcate environment-friendly solutions.
Objective
  • Reduce H2S in biogas from existing 700 ppm
  • Avoid the use of a chemical scrubber
  • Generate more biogas
  • Generate more power
  • Reduce retention time
  • Reduce blockages from struvite
  • Safe product to handle
  • Reduce Sodium Hydroxide consumption
Solution

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ACTI-Mag on an anaerobic cogeneration plant at a piggery farm

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Benefits of ACTI-Mag

The production of biogas was increased by 30%, having improved quality with increase in Methane (CH4) by 19%.

The average production of energy increased by 15%.

A significant increase in earnings ($68K) was achieved from increased power generation and reduced chemical.

The average levels of H2S were largely reduced by 70%.

The average daily effluent soluble phosphate levels decreased by 40%.

Wastewater Process

BEFORE TRIAL POWER GENERATION Generator:

1300MWh Per year Thermal power: 214KWth Hour Electricity: 192 kWh

The wastewater stream volume is reduced to 100,000 litres per day which goes though the anaerobic system.
Breakup: 35,000 Litre from the DAF 65,000 litres from the solids screens

Gas Quality

ACTI-Mag for Biogas Management

Calix ACTI-Mag can increase the quality and quantity of the biogas coming from anaerobic
systems, and provide a significant economic boost for food processing plants and water utilities.

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