Monitoring Systems Parameters, Sensors and Technologies for Renewable Energies: Biogas Case Study

F.P. Silva, R.B. Otto, A.A. Braggio and D.S. Kitamura




The pig farming brought a large generation of waste in confined places as an environmental problem. In the biological treatment of this waste, one of the by-products is the biogas. This source of energy has become a growing alternative for the increasing environmental problem in swine farming. With the generation of electricity from biogas it is possible that projects become feasible when investing in this renewable energy. However, with the usage growth, an effective monitoring
is even more necessary in order to better understand the process and increase its efficiency. At this point, this work aimed to list parameters and sensors that can be used to monitor all stages of
the processes. As a complement, it gives a general insight in two case studies that can be used as a basis for other similar studies.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 423-428 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 332-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.332 Publisher: EA4EPQ


Authors and affiliations

F.P. Silva1, R.B. Otto1, A.A. Braggio1 and D.S. Kitamura1
1. Laboratory of Automation and Simulation of Power Systems. Itaipu Technological Park (PTI). Foz do Iguaçu - Paraná (Brazil)

Key words

Electricity generation, transmitters, protocols


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