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Anaerobic Digestion Technologies

Anaerobic Digestion Technologies. Photo: Henrik Bjarne Møller, AU.
Anaerobic Digestion Technologies. Photo: Henrik Bjarne Møller, AU.

Anaerobic digestion (AD) is a multifunctional technology, that besides producing renewable energy can solve several environmental challenges in agriculture and society. The research is focused on improving biogas production and covers pre-treatment, new innovative digester design, improved process understanding, up-stream and downstream processes as well as process kinetics.

Furthermore, the research covers the positive side effects in terms of reduction of greenhouse gases, improving the value of the digestate as fertilizer by separation, fertilizer upgrading  and the integration of the AD technology in organic farming. The research covers both basic research and final application with a strong collaboration with industry.

The Anaerobic Digestion Technologies research group is led by Senior Researcher Henrik Bjarne Møller.