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How biogas digesters work

A diagram showing how biogas digesters provide fuel for cooking

2021

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From: Sustainable energy – Footsteps 114

Practical examples of how off-grid sustainable energy can improve people’s day-to-day lives

Biogas digesters use animal manure to provide a clean and sustainable cooking fuel.

To avoid waste, as well as ensure a steady supply of biogas, it is important that the right size of biogas digester is used. This is based on the number of animals available to supply manure, and the amount of gas that is needed each day.

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