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Table 5 Potential of biogas in the Mideast of Tunisia

From: Qualitative and quantitative characterization of municipal solid waste and the unexploited potential of green energy in Tunisia

Waste Production
tons/year
Potential of biogas 106 m3 Equivalent in energy GWh Equivalent in Tep Gain in USD/year
Margins 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0
Livestock slaughterhouses 1900 0.07 0.43 37.28 77,976
Poultry slaughterhouses 3960 0.71 4.28 368.06 769,824
Catering activities waste 4015 0.24 1.45 124.39 260,172
Liquid dropping 23,500 1.65 9.87 849.40 1,776,600
Sludge waste water 11,288 2.82 16.93 1457.14 3,047,760
Green waste from markets municipal and wholesale 1500 0.09 0.54 46.47 97,200
Fruit and vegetable canneries waste 5500 0.33 1.98 170.40 356,400
Winemaking waste 240 0.04 0.23 19.83 41,472
Manure 473,000 28.38 170.28 14,654.04 30,650,400
Total 524,903 34.33 205.99 17,727.01 37,077,804