TOWARDS BIOGAS UTILIZATION IN A DEPRESSED ECONOMY

  • Awogbemi O Mechanical Engineering Department, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
  • Komolafe C.A Mechanical Engineering Department, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria
Keywords: Biogas, digester, fermentation, fuel, sludge, utilization

Abstract

The production and application of biogas is documented. Biogas is a product of anaerobic fermentation of organic wastes and consists of methane, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide, and other gases. Biogas can be used for lighting, source of heat for cooking and warming the house. Stationary engines, cars and trucks hitherto running on diesel and petrol can be converted to run successfully on biogas either wholly or in combination with diesel and petrol respectively.

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Published
2014-11-30
Section
Original Article