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Kazarinov I. A., Meshherjakova M. O., Karamysheva L. V. Conversion of wastes into electrical energy troungh microbial electrochemical technologies. Electrochemical Energetics, 2016, vol. 16, iss. 4, pp. 207-225. DOI: 10.18500/1608-4039-2016-16-4-207-225, EDN: YQYJXN

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Conversion of wastes into electrical energy troungh microbial electrochemical technologies

Kazarinov Ivan Alekseevich, Saratov State University
Meshherjakova Marija Olegovna, Saratov State University
Karamysheva Lyudmila Valer'evna, Saratov State University

УДК 541.135


The wastewater is potential processing facilities, from which you can receive bioenergy and biochemicals. Recovery of energy and valuable products can partially compensate for the cost of wastewater treatment and reduce some of the dependence on fossil fuels

There are several strategies for biological treatment of industrial and agricultural wastewater: using micro- bial fuel cells; methanogenic anaerobic enzymatic degradation of organic matter in the wastewater; enzymatic production of hydrogen from wastewater; biological chemical production. The first three of these strategies lead to the development of bioenergy (electricity, methane, hydrogen).

This review analyzes the current state of scientific and technical problems and the above bioenergy strategies of treating wastewater containing organic matter.

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