Evaluation of the energy potential of industrial waste for use through anaerobic digestion

Project: Research/Creation Project

Project Details


General Objetive: Determine the energy portential of industrial waste for the production of biomethane from of anaerobic digestion.

Specific objetives:
1. Identify the Colombian industrial sectors with the highest generation of residual biomass suitable for digestion anaerobic.
2. Select at least 3 residues with the highest theoretical potential for anaerobic digestion.
3. Determine the energy potential of the selected waste through its physicochemical characterization


Enegy potential; residual biomass; Anaerobic digestion; biomethane

Commitments / Obligations

-A product of social appropriation of knowledge
- A new knowledge generation product
- Application for a financing opportunity for an item higher than that requested from Competitive Funds
Effective start/end date9/26/229/26/23

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Main Funding Source

  • Competitive Funds


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