Effects of pre-treatments on the lipid extraction and biodiesel production from municipal WWTP sludge
Review articleOpen access
2015/02/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2014.10.066
Highlights•One of the first attempts made in Europe to convert municipal sludge to biodiesel.•First attempt to optimise the yield of lipids extracted using pre-treatments.•First attempt to compare four sludge of different characteristics from the WWTP.•Primary sludge has a conversion to FAME of 19% in dried sludge basis.•Pre-treatments do not affect essentially the conversion and composition of FAME.
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