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About Compressed Biogas: Details, Production, Use, Benefits



About Compressed Biogas Plant & Production: Details, Use, Benefits

The Compressed Bio-Gas is just similar to the commercially available natural gas (CNG) in its composition and energy potential. Hence, it can be used as an alternative, renewable automotive fuel. 

The Bio-gas is produced naturally through a process of anaerobic decomposition from waste and biomass sources like agriculture residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud, municipal solid waste, and sewage treatment plant waste.

After purification, it is compressed and called CBG, which has pure methane content of over 95 percent.

The other waste streams including rotten potatoes from cold storages, rotten vegetables, dairy plants, chicken and poultry litter, food waste, horticulture waste, forestry residues and treated organic waste from industrial effluent treatment plants (ETPs) can also be used to generate biogas.

This energy release allows biogas to be used as an eco-friendly fuel; it can be used for any heating purpose, such as cooking. It can also be used in a gas engine to convert the energy in the gas into electricity and heat. 

Biogas can be compressed, the same way as natural gas is compressed to CNG, and used to power motor vehicles. 

In India, the potential for Compressed Bio-Gas production from various sources is estimated at about 62 million tonnes per annum. It has a never-ending source of Fuel, Electricity & Fertilizer.



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