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Application of Biogas Technology in Turkey

Authors: B. Demirel, T.T. Onay, O. Yenigün


The potential, opportunities and drawbacks of biogas technology use in Turkey are evaluated in this paper. Turkey is dependent on foreign sources of energy. Therefore, use of biogas technology would provide a safe way of waste disposal and recovery of renewable energy, particularly from a sustainable domestic source, which is less unlikely to be influenced by international price or political fluctuations. Use of biogas technology would especially meet the cooking, heating and electricity demand in rural areas and protect the environment, additionally creating new job opportunities and improving social-economical conditions.

Keywords: biomass, Waste, Biogas, methane, Anaerobic Digestion, agricultural biogas plant

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