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Old 01-18-2015, 03:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Its not the nitrogen or CO2 in the bio gas that causes the problems.
Its all the corrosive crap and water that comes out of the anaerobic pond with the gas.
The big problem to look out for is going to be corroding of the existing steel pipe line.
Now if the bio gas could be piped to a natural gas processer they could clean it up with ease and pump it into the existing distribution lines with out any problems. But the problem there is these natural gas processing centers tend to be in the middle of no where, very far from the intended market.

For now it appears the best use for most of the bio gas is just to burn it on site, in a boiler or in a power generation prime mover.

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