AD-Wine: High performance anaerobic digesters for the treatment of medium sized wineries’ effluents
|Leitung:||Dr.-Ing. Dirk Weichgrebe|
|Laufzeit:||12/2011 - 11/2015|
|Förderung durch:||European Union|
The aim of the AD-WINE project is to offer the opportunity for researchers from academic and industrial backgrounds to exchange knowledge and work together, in order to develop a common project in the field of anaerobic digestion and environmental solutions applied to the wine sector.
This industry, which processes millions of tons of grapes every year, has consequences on the environment. The nature of the pollution generated by wineries is mainly organic, but mineral residues, earth, grease, detergents and disinfectants, toxic exogenous contaminants located in the grapes are also generated. This project aims to develop an anaerobic treatment system, using high performance digesters adapted to the treatment of medium size wineries’ effluents. The development of such digesters would help to lower the energy and operation costs of the plant, as well as significantly reducing the production of sludge and residues, and allowing a better valorisation of by-products and biogas.
Further information: www.adwine-mariecurie.eu