Measurement requirements for biogas specifications

Ardiaan M.H. van der Veen, Andrew S. Brown, Jianrong Li, Arul Murugan, Martti Heinonen, Frédérique Haloua, Karine Arrhenius

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Abstract

The increased use of biogas and biomethane urgently requires that these non-conventional energy gases can be transmitted through natural gas grids and refuelling stations. The European Standardization Organisation CEN is developing specifications for green gas which supplement the specifications for natural gas. The specifications for green gas address a range of parameters not commonly covered in natural gas, such as the contents of impurities (e.g., siloxanes, ammonia, halogenated hydrocarbons, and hydrogen chloride), dust content and particles. In a collaboration between 12 European metrology institutes and 3 university groups, robust and reliable methods are developed to support these draft specifications and to enable conformity assessment. The project also deals with issues related to density, calorific value, moisture content, and the sampling of biogas. This paper gives an overview of the state-ofthe-art in green gas testing, as well as an outlook what methods need be developed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th International Congress of Metrology
PublisherEDP Sciences
Number of pages7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
MoE publication typeB3 Non-refereed article in conference proceedings
Event17th International Congress of Metrology, CIM 2015 - Paris, France
Duration: 21 Sep 201524 Sep 2015

Conference

Conference17th International Congress of Metrology, CIM 2015
Abbreviated titleCIM 2015
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period21/09/1524/09/15

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Biogas
Specifications
Natural gas
Gases
Calorific value
Standardization
Particles (particulate matter)
Dust
Ammonia
Moisture
Impurities
Sampling
Hydrogen
Testing

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van der Veen, A. M. H., Brown, A. S., Li, J., Murugan, A., Heinonen, M., Haloua, F., & Arrhenius, K. (2015). Measurement requirements for biogas specifications. In 17th International Congress of Metrology [08006] EDP Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1051/metrology/20150008006
van der Veen, Ardiaan M.H. ; Brown, Andrew S. ; Li, Jianrong ; Murugan, Arul ; Heinonen, Martti ; Haloua, Frédérique ; Arrhenius, Karine. / Measurement requirements for biogas specifications. 17th International Congress of Metrology. EDP Sciences, 2015.
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van der Veen AMH, Brown AS, Li J, Murugan A, Heinonen M, Haloua F et al. Measurement requirements for biogas specifications. In 17th International Congress of Metrology. EDP Sciences. 2015. 08006 https://doi.org/10.1051/metrology/20150008006