Electricity Generation from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)
International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
Volume 4, Issue 2-1, March 2015, Pages: 42-51
Received: Nov. 14, 2014; Accepted: Nov. 19, 2014; Published: Dec. 27, 2014
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Authors
S. Kariuki, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Technical University of Mombasa, City: Mombasa, Kenya
V. Siyoi, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Technical University of Mombasa, City: Mombasa, Kenya
L. Mogaka, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Technical University of Mombasa, City: Mombasa, Kenya
M. J. Saulo, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Technical University of Mombasa, City: Mombasa, Kenya
J. Maroko, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Technical University of Mombasa, City: Mombasa, Kenya
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Abstract
With the world’s energy demand increasing by the day, carbon dioxide emission rate also increases due to the dependency on fossil fuels for energy production. Several attempts have been made to reduce the dependence fossil fuels but to date coal is still a major energy resource used worldwide. The main focus of this paper is to investigate aspects with regard to the generation of energy by the use of biogas in terms of the economic, technological and environmental factors associated with the generation process.
Keywords
Municipal Solid Waste, Anaerobic Digestion, Biomass, Micro Turbine, Fuel, Homer
To cite this article
S. Kariuki, V. Siyoi, L. Mogaka, M. J. Saulo, J. Maroko, Electricity Generation from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Special Issue: Electrical Power Systems Operation and Planning. Vol. 4, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 42-51. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2015040201.14
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