Services and Facilities

Fabbrica della Bioenergia provides consultancy and services at university level to support public bodies, agricultural companies, industries, builders and operators of anaerobic digestion plants, municipal and integrated water service companies, trade associations/consortia and training bodies, banks, for example, related to the following types:

  • Chemical-physical analysis of biogas, liquids and solids
    • Analysis of anaerobic treatability of matrices and by-products
    • Characterization and treatability of the digestate
    • Characterization of by-products and formulation
  • Functionality check and process optimization, management support
  • Verification of process yields and mass and energy balances
    • BMP and biodegradation activity measurements of fermentative, acidogenic and methanogenic bacteria
    • Process control models
    • Optimisation of the digestion process and its efficiency
    • Support for start-up and day-to-day management
  • Technical expertise
  • Feasibility studies to support the start-up and conduct of the digestion process
  • Pilot tests
  • Energy and environmental balances, LCA
  • Digestate management support
    • Evaluation of viable alternatives
    • Applicability of innovative biological systems (anammox and microalgae)

Referents of the various activities are:

Laboratory analysis: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Technical process and plant consulting: prof.ssa Francesca Malpei (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and prof.ssa Elena Ficara (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

For all services and advice: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.