PRODUCTION OF HYDROGEN AND ELECTRICITY IN A MICROBIAL FUEL CELL
Hydrogen is a promising renewable energy source that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. However, current methods of hydrogen production using non-renewable energy sources have limitations such as high energy requirements, high production costs and low efficiency. The search for alternative renewable raw materials and ways of extracting hydrogen and electricity from them is urgent. The enzymatic method has a low yield of hydrogen (up to 4 mol of H2/mol of glucose), but with the combined use of the two processes in a microbial fuel cell (MFC), it is possible to obtain an ecologically clean resource - hydrogen and simultaneously obtain electricity or increase the yield of hydrogen. The aim is to analyze methods of increasing the efficiency of MFC for the production of electricity and hydrogen from waste.
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