Perspectives of biogas conversion into bio-CNG for automobile fuel in Bangladesh

Shah, M, Halder, P, Shamsuzzaman, A, Hossain, M, Pal, S and Sarker, E 2017, 'Perspectives of biogas conversion into bio-CNG for automobile fuel in Bangladesh', Journal of Renewable Energy, vol. 2017, pp. 1-14.


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Title Perspectives of biogas conversion into bio-CNG for automobile fuel in Bangladesh
Author(s) Shah, M
Halder, P
Shamsuzzaman, A
Hossain, M
Pal, S
Sarker, E
Year 2017
Journal name Journal of Renewable Energy
Volume number 2017
Start page 1
End page 14
Total pages 14
Publisher Hindawi
Abstract The need for liquid and gaseous fuel for transportation application is growing very fast. This high consumption trend causes swift exhaustion of fossil fuel reserve as well as severe environment pollution. Biogas can be converted into various renewable automobile fuels such as bio-CNG, syngas, gasoline, and liquefied biogas. However, bio-CNG, a compressed biogas with high methane content, can be a promising candidate as vehicle fuel in replacement of conventional fuel to resolve this problem. This paper presents an overview of available liquid and gaseous fuel commonly used as transportation fuel in Bangladesh. The paper also illustrates the potential of bio-CNG conversion from biogas in Bangladesh. It is estimated that, in the fiscal year 2012-2013, the country had about 7.6775 billion m3 biogas potential equivalent to 5.088 billion m3 of bio-CNG. Bio-CNG is competitive to the conventional automobile fuels in terms of its properties, economy, and emission.
Subject Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering
DOI - identifier 10.1155/2017/4385295
Copyright notice Copyright © 2017 M. S. Shah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
ISSN 2314-4394
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