Method for Conversion of Halophytic Biomass to Biogas via Thalassic Anaerobic Digestion

March 25, 2020


Sustainable method of producing biogas from saline organic solids

Technology Overview

Biofuel production using land crops is generally criticized due to environmental and economic limitations. The developed method converts halophytic plant biomass containing saline organic solids into biogas. The method involves the addition of a halophilic microbial culture to the halophytic plant biomass for digestion under anaerobic conditions to produce methane. In addition, the method could include pretreatment of the biomass under mild physicochemical conditions to improve yield.