Comparative economic analysis of full scale MABR configurations
18T16:47:45Z April 2013
The membrane-aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) is a technology that can deliver oxygen at high rates and transfer efficiencies. This paper provides a comparative cost analysis of the MABR compared to the activated sludge process. Membrane cost and electricity cost were found to be the critical parameters determining the relative feasibility of the conventional process to the membrane based process. The general downward trend in the market price of membranes and the steady increase in energy costs in recent years may prove to be a strong driver for the further development of this technology.
Type of Material
Status of Item
2008 IWA North American Membrane Research Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, August 10-13, 2008
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License