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Tsvetomila Ivanova Parvanova-Mancheva Elena Razkazova-Velkova Martin Martinov Stefan Stefanov Venko Beschkov

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Traditional methods for wastewater treatment are associated with high energy consumption. This is why biological treatment of water is more appropriate at the moment. In our previous study, oxidation and reduction of pollutants have been proposed to be carried out in a microbial fuel cell (MFC) designed by our laboratory that simultaneously purifies wastewater from sulfide and nitrate ions and generates electricity. The experiments were carried out with two types of electrodes, graphite rods and paddling of activated carbon using a Fumapem® FFA-3-PK-75 (OH- form) membrane. The results show that the cell has higher energy output when using paddling of activated carbon as an electrode.

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How to Cite
PARVANOVA-MANCHEVA, Tsvetomila Ivanova et al. Effect of the Electrodes Type on the Energy Efficiency of Microbial Fuel Cells. Food Science and Applied Biotechnology, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 148-153, oct. 2018. ISSN 2603-3380. Available at: <https://www.ijfsab.com/index.php/fsab/article/view/6>. Date accessed: 22 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.30721/fsab2018.v1.i2.6.