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Old 10-10-2018, 02:14 PM   #11 (permalink)
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so burn the gas in a generator and make some electricity
or compress and sell it as a chemical feed stock
convert some company vehicles to run off it

make a burn off rig with water cooling for the exhaust

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Raw Bio gas will eat aluminum pistons all the way through till you have 0 compression.

It has to be burned in a boiler or gas turbine for maximum machine life.

But even after 10 years of 25% bio gas a boiler will need a retube job. To do a full retube on a 1,200hp boiler would cost about $100,000.
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It doesn't make any sense from an economic stand point or from a save the world stand point
Sure it's not about "saving the world". You know, the methane amount on that raw biogas has a longer half-life when released wide-open in the atmosphere, while the COČ resulting of its combustion can also be absorbed by vegetables and effectively close the carbon cycle. Sometimes it seems like bureaucrats need to create a false problem in order to use that as an excuse to sell false solutions, which by the way are usually more expensive than avoiding the problem at once.
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Yeah the government is good at creating problems then trying to solve the problems they created.
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Yeah the government is good at creating problems then trying to solve the problems they created.
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