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biogas

A gas produced by the biological degradation of organic material under anaerobic conditions, which consists primarily of methane and CO2, and smaller amounts of water vapour, nitrogen, hydrogen and other gases.
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Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM), an India-based automaker, says that it has launched the country's first Bio CNG (compressed natural gas), bio-Methane bus in India.
"It is particularly gratifying to see that the results of the initial pilot study have led to this exciting next stage investigation of the commercial viability of the production of bio-methane from seaweeds."
He informed the participants that there are serious efforts being made world over to introduce bio-methane as a renewable transport fuel in vehicles designed to run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).
The plant can produce 9,000 metric tons of liquid bio-methane a year, to be sold as liquefied natural gas or LNG by end-2015.
The bio-refinery operates in the same way as the digestive systems of humans and mammals, by breaking down food waste to produce clean bio-methane which is then burnt to produce electricity and heat.
In addition to renewable energy and digestate for agriculture, the Dagenham AD plant, which is due to be constructed later this year, will produce bio-methane either for export to the Gas Grid or for commercial vehicles and buses.
EMGAS is now setting up an advanced facility to convert waste to bio-methane, from what is currently being flared, and then condense it into compressed natural gas that will be used as an automotive green fuel.
The plant will convert waste matter to bio-methane before compressing it into CNG form to be used as an automotive green fuel.
Add bio-methane to the suite of fuels vying to become a motor fuel.
Many industries over the world have established plants to produce bio-methane from the livestock manure.
It is hoped providing electric charging stops, hydrogen, compressed natural gas and bio-methane filling points will help stimulate the market.