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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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Caption: Figure 1: A spherical biogas digester in viscoelastic soil.
For instance, the high unit cost of the VACVINA biogas digester significantly contributes to the feedstock processing in Moshi while that of the plastic biogas digester is insignificant.
Responses in the environmental impact categories resulting from the combined flaring of biogas and reduction of the digestates being discharged would result in a significant reduction in the emission of greenhouse gases from the system with a household biogas digester compared with traditional management.
Ann Lenhart, an American Fullbright exchange engineering student at the University of Namibia's Ongwediva campus developed a biogas digester. The school is currently experiencing a shortage of fuel because of the scarcity of wood therefore the digester will help the school to implement its feeding programe by creating an alternative energy supply as opposed to using wood.
Under the plan government was provide biogas drums with pipe and a stove free of cost while financial assistance amounting Rs 50, 000 were being provided to the farmers per plant and "Biogas Digester" with outlet and inlet would be prepared by farmers said sources.
The biogas digester is expected to be completed in August and be fully operational in 2013.
In a biogas digester, anaerobic bacteria (bacteria that thrive in an oxygen-free environment) decompose organic matter into methane, carbon dioxide and sludge.
He said the Malagos Farm is a perfect example of sustainably managed farm since grass under the coconut and cacao are fed to the goats and cows, with their waste going to the biogas digester or the vermin composting to become fertilizer.
Construct a small-scale biogas digester: Using a 5-gallon bucket, organic matter such as plants, chicken manure and dead leaves can be turned into methane gas.
Our pupils have provided a biogas digester that turns cow pats into electricity.
Entec Biogas GmbH of Austria provided the biogas digester system to PEDA.
A biogas digester consists of one or more airtight reservoirs into which a suitable feedstock--cow dung, human waste, abattoir waste--is placed, either in batches or by continuous feed.