Bioenergy Lab

Bench-scale and pilot-scale testing:
  • 400 litre photobioreactor (sponsored by Varicon Aqua Solutions Ltd)
  • Bench scale shaker flask cultivation of algae 2-10l
  • Centrifugation/ Ultrasonic Cavitation (Enpure Ltd) for dewatering microalgae and lipid extraction
  • AD performance testing – Toxicity assays and Biomethane potential testing.
Analytical suite:

Wide range of physical, organic and inorganic parameters

  • X-Ray Fluorescence
  • GCMS
  • Calorimetery
  • Spectrophotometer, UV
  • Microscopy