Building a Laboratory-Scale Biogas Plant and Verifying its Functionality

Tomáš Boleman 1 , Jozef Fiala 1 , Lenka Blinová 1 , and Kristína Gerulová 1
  • 1 Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, Institute of Safety and Environmental Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Botanická 49, 917 24 Trnava, Slovak Republic

Building a Laboratory-Scale Biogas Plant and Verifying its Functionality

The paper deals with the process of building a laboratory-scale biogas plant and verifying its functionality. The laboratory-scale prototype was constructed in the Department of Safety and Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava, of the Slovak University of Technology. The Department has already built a solar laboratory to promote and utilise solar energy, and designed SETUR hydro engine. The laboratory is the next step in the Department's activities in the field of renewable energy sources and biomass. The Department is also involved in the European Union project, where the goal is to upgrade all existed renewable energy sources used in the Department.

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