ERA-SOLMAB

Energy recovery and cleaner groundwater: techno-economic and environmental assessment of municipal solid waste management in the city of Bamako, Mali

ERASOL-MAB

The envisaged project’s theme is the projection of synergy of waste-to-energy in Bamako, Mali. It entails the positive interaction of: (i) waste reduction by means of anaerobic digestion and incineration (ii) and energy provision in the form of a secondary fuel (i.e. biogas) or electricity. This is achieved by iii) presenting the impacts of waste on the local water systems, (iv) a determination of the environmental and socio-economic analysis of waste-to-energy scenarios in comparison to the status quo, as well as (v) the installation and operation of a biogas pilot plant.

MAIN FOCUS

Waste-to-energy

Technological waste-to-energy solutions have been developed in all directions and include thermo-chemical and biochemical technologies such as pyrolysis, gasification, incineration or anaerobic digestion. Industrial sized waste incineration and biogas plants represent proven technologies. Incineration units display the most widely used waste-to-energy technology around the world, but they are only sporadically applied in low-income countries. A skillful operation and management of waste holds the potential to reduce the emissions/pollution and increases the efficient energy recovery. In this project the waste to energy recovery routes will be analyzed for a selected site within Bamako municipality using the techno-economic and environmental assessment methods.

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

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ITT team visited Mali in November 2022

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Waste bins and biogas plant installed

Partners

ITT- TH KOELN

ITT

Contact: Prof. Dr. Ramchandra Bhandari
Website: https://www.th-koeln.de/

USTT-B

USTT-B

Contact : Prof. Dr. Issiaka Traore
Website:  http://www.usttb.edu.ml/

 

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UoT

Contact : Prof. Dr. Latifa Negadi
Website: https://www.univ-tlemcen.dz/

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:metabolon Institut

Contact: Prof. Dr. Christian Wolf
Website: https://www.th-koeln.de/

ZEF

Contact : Prof. Dr. Christian Borgemeister
Website: https://www.zef.de/

FUNDED BY

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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DLR Projektträger