AN EVALUATION OF ENERGY AND EXERGY EFFICIENCIES FOR A BIOGAS COGENERATION PLANT


KAYA D., ÖZTÜRK H. H. , Taylan O., ÇANKA KILIÇ F., Alidrisi H.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECOSYSTEMS AND ECOLOGY SCIENCE-IJEES, vol.7, no.1, pp.27-34, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECOSYSTEMS AND ECOLOGY SCIENCE-IJEES
  • Page Numbers: pp.27-34

Abstract

The objective of this paper is to evaluate energy and exergy efficiencies of a biogas cogeneration plant. The total and net energy efficiencies for this biogas cogeneration plant were calculated as 91% and 85%, while the total and net exergy efficiencies were 55.5% and 51.7%, respectively. Electric and heat efficiencies and equivalent electrical efficiency of the plant were 37%, 48%, and 80%, respectively. The primary energy savings and relative primary energy savings were found as 264 kW and 22%, respectively. The relative CO2 emissions savings were calculated as 0.62286 kgCO(2)/h for the plant.