Abstract View

Author(s): Alka Kaushik*1, S.K. Jadhav2

Email(s): 1kaushikalka45@gmail.com, 2jadhav9862@gmail.com


    1Department of Botany, Fanikeshwar Nath Govt. College, Fingeshwar, Gariyaband, Chhattisgarh, India
    2School of Studies in Biotechnology, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
    *Corresponding Author Email- kaushikalka45@gmail.com

Published In:   Volume - 4,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

DOI: 10.52228/NBW-JAAB.2022-4-2-6  

 View HTML        View PDF

Please allow Pop-Up for this website to view PDF file.

This review article discussed about the food waste as a source of bioelectrical energy. Every year the global energy demand increases. While petroleum products currently supply much of this demand, the increasing difficulty of sustained supply and the associated problems of pollution and global warming creates unbalanced energy management and require power sources that are able to sustain for longer periods. Renewable energy generation and waste disposal are two key challenges for the sustainability of future societies. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) as an alternative renewable technology can run in solid phase and capture bioelectricity from food waste. Food waste being readily available is found to be the potential source for bioelectricity production by optimizing several important factors are optimized, such as the type, number and quality of electrodes, type and amount of substrate, microorganism community, system configuration, and different parameters which increases the amount of electricity generated. Solid microbial fuel cells (SMFCs) were reported to produce relatively small amounts of energy compared with other substrates, but SMFCs are still promising to achieve energy requirement of the future. So this review demonstrates the works of different scientist who potentially produced bioelectricity and looking further for improvements.

Cite this article:
Alka Kaushik, S.K. Jadhav (2022) Efficiency of food waste as fuel source in Microbial Fuel Cell: A review. NewBioWorld A Journal of Alumni Association of Biotechnology, 4(2):31-35.DOI: https://doi.org/10.52228/NBW-JAAB.2022-4-2-6

Angenent LT, Karim K, Al-Dahhal NH, Wrenn BA, Espinosa DR (2004) Production of bioenergy and biochemicals from industrial and agricultural wastewater. Trends in Biotechnology, 22(9): 477-485.

Chaudhuri SK, Lovley DR (2003) Electricity generation by direct oxidation of glucose in mediatorless microbial fuel cells. Nat. Biotechnol., 21:1229–1232.

Chiu H, Pai TY, Liu MH, Chang CA, Lo FC, Chang TC, Lo HM, Chiang CF, Chao KP, Lo WY, Lo SW, Chu YL (2016) Electricity production from municipal solid waste using microbial fuel cells. Waste Manag. Res., 34:619–629.

Florio C, Nastro RA, Flagiello F, Minutillo M, Pirozzi D, Pasquale V, Ausiello A, Toscano G, Jannelli E, Dumontet S (2019) Biohydrogen production from solid phase-microbial fuel cell spent substrate: A preliminary study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 227:506-511.

Kim BH, Kim HJ, Hyun MS, Park DS (1999) Direct electrode reaction of Fe (III) reducing bacterium, Shewanella putrefaciens. J. Microb. Biotechnol., 9:127–131.

Kim BH, Chang IS, Gadd GM (2007) Challenges in microbial fuel cell development and operation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol., 76:485–494.

Khare AP and Bundela H (2013) Generation of electricity using vermicompost with different substrates through single chamber MFC approach. International journal of engineering trends and technology, 4(9): 4206-4210.

Khudzari JM, Tartakovsky B, Raghavan GSV (2016) Effect of C/N ratio and salinity on power generation in compost microbial fuel cells. Waste Manag., 48:135–142.

Kumar JS, Subbaiah KV, Rao PVVP (2014) Municipal solid waste management scenario in India. Austr. J.  Eng. Res. 2, 1–8. doi:10.7603/s40632-014-0001-4.

Kumar S, Smith SR, Fowler G, Velis C, Kumar SJ, Arya SR, Kumar R, Cheeseman C (2017) Challenges and opportunities associated with waste management in India. R. Soc. open sci., 4:160764.

Kumar SD, Yasasve M, Karthigadevi G, Aashabharathi M, Subbaiya R, Karmegam N, Govarthanan M (2022) Efficiency of microbial fuel cells in the treatment and energy recovery from food wastes: Trends and application- A review. Chemosphere, 287(4):132439.

Logan BE and Regan JM (2006) Microbial challenges and applications. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40(17): 5172-5180.

Logan BE, Hamelers B, Rozendal R, Schrorder U, Keller J, Freguia S, Aelterman P, Verstraete W, Rabaey K (2006) Microbial fuel cells: methodology and technology. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40:5181– 5192.

Lokeshwari N, Rachana Rajani P, Madhuchandrika B (2012) Energy Recovery from Organic Waste.  Energy and Environmental Engineering Journal, 1(1):18-21.

Mansooriana HJ, Mahvib AH, Jafari AJ, Amind MM, Rajabizadehe R, Khanjanie N (2013) Bioelectricity generation using two chamber microbial fuel cell treating wastewater from food processing. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 52:352– 357.

Masud N, Hossain AA, Moresalein MJ, Ali M (2021) Performance Evaluation of Microbial Fuel Cell with Food Waste Solution as a Potential Energy Storage Medium.  Proceeding of International Exchange and Innovation Conference on Engineering & Sciences (IEICES), 7:96-102. 

Moharir PV, Tembhurkar AR (2018) Effect of recirculation on bioelectricity generation using microbial fuel cell with food waste leachate as substrate. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43:10061-10067.

Moqsud MA, Omine K, Yasufuku N, Bushra QS, Hyodo M, Nakata Y (2014) Bioelectricity from kitchen and bamboo waste in a microbial fuel cell. Waste Manag. Res., 32:124–130.

Moqsud MA, Omine K, Yasufuku N, Hyodo M, Nakata Y (2013) Microbial fuel cell (MFC) for bioelectricity generation from organic wastes. Waste Manag., 33:2465–2469.

Moqsud MA, Yoshitake J, Bushra QS, Hyodo M, Omine K, Strik D (2015) Compost in plant microbial fuel cell for bioelectricity generation. Waste Manag., 36: 63–69.

Pant D, Bogaert GV, Diels L, Vanbroekhoven, K (2010) A review of the substrates used in microbial fuel cells (MFCs) for sustainable energy production. Bioresource Technology, 101:1533–1543.

Prasidha W, Majid AI (2020) Electricity production from food waste leachate using double chamber microbial fuel cell. Jurnal penelitian saintek, 25(1):95-102.

Rahman W, Yusup S, Aida Mohammad SNA (2021) Screening of fruit waste as substrate for microbial fuel cell (MFC). AIP Conference Proceedings, 2332(1). 

Samudro G, Syafrudin, Nugraha WD, Sutrisno E, Priyambada I, Muthi’ah H, Sinaga G, Hakiem RT (2017) The Effect of COD Concentration Containing Leaves Litter, Canteen and Composite Waste to the Performance of Solid Phase Microbial Fuel Cell (SMFC), E3S Web of Conferences 31, https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20183102008.

Sathyamoorthy GL, Sushmitha AS (2022) Sustainable energy production from food waste using microbial fuel cell (MFC). AIP Conference Proceedings, 2446(1);080002.

Singh S, Pandey A, Dwivedi CK (2016) Bioelectricity Production from Various Feed stocks Using Pure Strain of Bacillus firmus. Int. Journal of Renewable Energy Development, 5(2):119-127.

Sukkasema C, Xua S, Parka S, Boonsawangb P., Liua H (2008) Effect of nitrate on the performance of single chamber air cathode microbial fuel cells. Water research, 42: 4743–4750.

Tiwari KL, Jadhav SK, Shukla P (2008) Effect of Nitrogen Sources on Production Capacity of Microbial Fuel Cell. Research Journal Of BioTechnology, 3(2):55-56.

Tremouli A, Kamperidis T, Lyberatos G (2021) Comparative Study of Different Operation Modes of Microbial Fuel Cells Treating Food Residue Biomass. Molecules, 26:3987.

Venkata Mohan S, Mohanakrishna G, Reddy BP, Saravanan R, Sharma PN (2008) Bioelectricity generation from chemical wastewater treatment in mediatorless (anode) microbial fuel cell (MFC) using selectively enriched hydrogen producing mixed culture under acidophilic microenvironment. Biochemical Engineering Journal, 39:121–130.

Wang CT, Lee YC, Liao FYJS (2015) Effect of composting parameters on the power performance of solid microbial fuel cells. Sustainability, 7:12634–12643.

Wang ZJ, Lim BS (2017) Electric power generation from treatment of food waste leachate using microbial fuel cell. Environ. Eng. Res., 22(2):157-161.

Xin X, Ma Y, Liu Y (2018) Electric energy production from food waste: Microbial fuel cells versus anaerobic digestion. Bioresource technology, 255:281-287.


Related Images:

Recent Images

Therapeutic Use of Some Common Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Major Life Style Diseases of Chhattisgarh
Butterflies and Their Conservation Status on the Campus of Sant Guru Ghasidas Government P.G. College Kurud, Chhattisgarh, India
Fermentation of Tomato Juice with S. cerevisiae has enhanced nutrition and shelf-life
Review on double haploid in rice plant (Oryza sativa L.)
A  Review of Clinical Aspect of Dhatura: According to Ayurveda
An aphid transmitted banana bunchy top disease of banana and its detection: A Review
Comparative Evaluation of In Vitro Antimicrobial Efficacy of different Species of Curcuma against Human Pathogenic Bacteria
Phytoremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Combat Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil - A Review
A brief overview of plant abiotic stresses
Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Toothpaste against Biofilm Producing Staphylococcus aureus


Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): Smriti Adil; Afaque Quraishi*

DOI: 10.52228/NBW-JAAB.2023-5-1-6         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Alka Kaushik*; S.K. Jadhav

DOI: 10.52228/NBW-JAAB.2022-4-2-6         Access: Open Access Read More