MICROBIAL FUEL CELL WITH Cu-B CATHODE AND KMnO4 CATHOLYTE

Słowa kluczowe: microbial fuel cell, wastewater treatment, cathode, Ni-Co alloy, renewable energy sources, environment protection, clean technology, sustainable development

Streszczenie:

The increasing of standard living causes the increases energy consumption and waste or wastewater production. The possibility to combine wastewater treatment and electricity production can accomplish a microbial fuel cell. The possibility of wastewater treatment using the Cu-B catalyst with KMnO4 catholyte for microbial fuel cells is presented in this paper. The measurements covered comparison of changes in the concentration of COD, NH4+ and NO3- in the reactor without aeration, with aeration and with using a microbial fuel cell (with Cu-B cathode and KMnO4 catholyte). The reduction time for COD with the use of microbial fuel cell with the Cu-B catalyst (and KMnO4 catholyte) is similar to the reduction time with aeration. It has been shown that the Cu-B (with KMnO4 catholyte) can be used as cathode catalyst in microbial fuel cells. Unfortunately in this case is needed to constant delivery of catholyte.

Cytowanie:

Włodarczyk B., Włodarczyk P. 2017. MICROBIAL FUEL CELL WITH Cu-B CATHODE AND KMnO4 CATHOLYTE. Infrastruktura i Ekologia Terenów Wiejskich. Nr 2017/ IV (3)