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The New Alchemy (biogas) Needs a Boost

The New Alchemy (biogas) Needs a Boost


If you want to change mindsets about renewable energy, there's no better place to start than in schools. So I was fascinated to hear about work being done on biogas in remote schools in the Eastern Cape.

See:  http://www.timeslive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2012/10/02/the-new-alchemy-needs-a-boost

Tokyo Sexwale believes sanitation is a key priority

Tokyo Sexwale believes sanitation is a key priority

Sanitation will take centre stage in government’s infrastructure build programme, South Africa's Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale told Parliament on Friday.

SA Government warns of water shortages

SA Government warns of water shortages

How do we prepare for the inevitable? Obviously we need to use less water, but recycling water is an obvious way of reducing the impact that future water shortages will have on us, our gardens and possibly our livelihood.

AGAMA biogas water heater passes the test

AGAMA biogas water heater passes the test

A stylish, stainless steel, 8L/minute biogas water heater has been added to the AGAMA appliance range.

Project 90 by 2030 turns five:

Project 90 by 2030 turns five:

The cold, wet winter weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of the staff, associates and friends who gathered at the Two Oceans Aquarium on 15 August to wish Happy Birthday to the young and vibrant NGO, Project 90x2030. (article from the Green Times August 30 2012) Project 90 x 2030 sponsored 2 BiogasPro 6 digesters that were installed at the Johannesburg Zoo and Mthimkulu Village Centre in Kleinmond

Using Wastewater for Banana and Biogas Production

Using Wastewater for Banana and Biogas Production

Extracted from BORDA Southern Africa/ SADC website:

 

Wherever people live, they need water and wherever water is consumed there is generation of wastewater (or sewage).Wastewater can originate from washing processes or transportation like in flush toilets. It can contain soap residues, organic waste, soil, urine and excreta, animal waste and chemicals.Not all wastewater is per se dangerous. As long as wastewater is untreated, it contains a large quantity of plant nutrients and is therefore both, a source for irrigation and a replacement of other forms of fertilizer.

AGAMA BiogasPro in the news again

AGAMA BiogasPro in the news again

South African National Energy Association (SANEA) has a monthly newsletter in which they report on the latest developments in the energy sector, including the fossil fuel and renewable energy industries. This month they have focused on the BiogasPro and its role in improving the lives of people in the Upper Thukela region in Kwazulu Natal.

Taking Sustainable Living to the next level

Taking Sustainable Living to the next level

 

An extract from an article that appeared in the latest edition (June) of the reputable 25 degrees magazine

English pub goes green at minimal cost thanks to biogas

 English pub goes green at minimal cost thanks to biogas

 

When a new waste-to-energy plant was built on the outskirts of Warminster, the owners of the Prince Leopold Inn decided it would be the perfect time to improve their green credentials by sending their food waste to be recycled into energy. 

Elephant and buffalo dung a source of gas to cook meals on

 Elephant and buffalo dung a source of gas to cook meals on

Our biogas digester at the Johannesburg Zoo is fed with elephant and buffalo dung and kitchen waste water. The gas it generates is piped into the kitchen of the zoo's restaurant and used for cooking. 

Khayalethu Home of Love and Care in rural KZN - before and after

 Khayalethu Home of Love and Care in rural KZN - before and after

Charl de Winnaar, MD of Ukuthemba and project manager of the Khayalethu Home of Love and Care construction, writes about the project

Biogas Digesters Enhance Quality Of Life In Rural KZN - SESSA Press Release

Biogas Digesters Enhance Quality Of Life In Rural KZN - SESSA Press Release

Biogas digesters have been installed in the Upper Thukela area in KwaZulu-Natal as part of a natural resource management project to enhance the quality of life of people living there. Agama Biogas’s Greg Austin reports back on the impact this sustainable technology has had.

AGAMA BiogasPro expands to Namibia

AGAMA BiogasPro expands to Namibia

A truckload of BiogasPro 6 digesters left our factory in Blackheath, Cape Town early on Monday morning 10 June and headed north for the Namibian border.