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biogas

[′bī·ō‚gas]
(materials)
A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide generated from the bacterial decomposition of animal and vegetable wastes.
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A biogas digester can function well on human and animal waste.
performance of a biogas digester include biological balance/acidity,
Some family biogas digesters even support small-scale enterprises, by providing electricity for agricultural and cottage industries.
The extended Hashimoto equation was applied to calculate the methane yield for a biogas digester following Rennuit and Sommer (2013) for an air temperature from 15[degrees]C to 30[degrees]C:
This conference has allowed all the parties to meet each other and survey for a suitable area for a proof of concept site for the Biogas Digester.
Installing biogas digesters at these sites would yield enough power to support the energy needs of more than 8,500 average family homes.
With its solar panels and biogas digester for organic waste, the Joburg Zoo is making "some significant changes to the environmental footprint".
Vianzon said DOST provided them with 117-cubic meter biogas digester with 58.
One disadvantage is that solid manure which would normally be left in the animal house, and subsequently taken out to fields, gardens or fishponds, is washed into the biogas digester (Vu et al.
The economics of putting biogas digesters in landfills or big cattle operations can make the up-front expense tolerable--money can be made or saved by selling or utilizing the resulting power--but doing so in one's back yard might be a different story.
Now, he is trying to help families get biogas digesters to dispose of the food waste that has been rotting since the removal of the pigs.
So far, however, Solar Cities has installed just 30 solar panels and seven biogas digesters.