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Designing of biomass based power plant for residential building energy system

Rahman, H., Sharif, M.R., Ahmed, R., Nijam, T. and Shoeb, Md.ORCID: 0000-0002-6653-107X (2015) Designing of biomass based power plant for residential building energy system. In: International Conference on Electrical Engineering and Information Communication Technology (ICEEICT) 2015, 21 - 23 May 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICEEICT.2015.7307366
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Abstract

This paper deals with designing a biomass based power plant for residential building. The main focus of this work is to propose a biomass plant to be built under a residential building which will produce enough electricity to power up an entire building just by collecting garbage and human waste. As a part of this work, various research were done regarding different processes and techniques of biomass power plant which will be suitable for electricity production for a building. This work mainly includes designing the biomass power plant, estimating its cost and calculating different loads using Homer software. Schematic diagram of the biomass plant along with waste management are also within the scope of this paper. This proposed biomass power plant has a peak load of 115 KW. Average energy consumption of the building is estimated approximately 1399 kwh/day and it will consume almost 2200 kg of biomass per day. The proposed system is designed to provide approximately 90% of energy from the biomass and the rest will be dependent on main grid line.

Item Type: Conference Paper
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/46893
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