Review: Synthetic diesel from animal manure and food waste

Although the major objective of this project was the production of a liquid fuel (synthetic diesel) from waste products, a secondary objective was to assist in the development of an inexpensive biogas cleaning system using a zeolite product (sodium aluminosilicate).

Deliverables for this project included: 1. The production of a liquid fuel (synthetic diesel) from biogas and 2. An economic analysis comparing economics of using the biogas to generate electricity with using the biogas to produce synthetic diesel.

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