Biogas News

Taking sustainable living to the next level ( an article that appeared in the July edition of 25 Degrees Magazine)

Taking sustainable living to the next level ( an article that appeared in the July edition of 25 Degrees Magazine)

Joel Immermann, a retired freelance photographer, takes self-sufficient living to the next level. His house in the Karoo is fitted with solar panels, a gas stove and a BiogasPro 6 digester from Agama Biogas that supply enough energy for him to do his daily chores. 

Eco Lodge - Wilderness Safaris in Botswana installs two biogas digesters and plans more

Eco Lodge - Wilderness Safaris in Botswana installs two biogas digesters and plans more

Not only have Wilderness Safaris, a specialist in luxury ecotourism embraced solar photovoltaics as a source of electricity, but they have realised that biogas offers them an opportunity for better organic waste and waste water management and reduced dependence on fossil fuels.

BiogasPro & SmartTop registered on international database

BiogasPro & SmartTop registered on international database

We are pleased to have listed our products on an international database

Youtube video on how the BiogasPro system works

Watch our Youtube video on the AGAMA BiogasPro.

Fantastic interest in BiogasPro at KZN Sustainability Fair

Fantastic interest in BiogasPro at KZN Sustainability Fair

Our stand at the Sustainability and Indigenous Plant Fair (SLIP) was buzzing over the long weekend at the end of April

Farmers at Bien Donne Agri Cape Week excited about biogas

The theme of the popular Western Cape Agricultural show this year was "Change for Sustainability" demonstrating the new willingness of the agricultural industry to embrace the low impact farming practices discerning consumers demand both in South Africa and abroad. Of course our biogas digesters had to be there to show farmers that they don't have to spend a fortune to turn their waste into a valuable resource. 

AGAMA Biogas at NAMPO 2012

Cooking on biogas

Our BiogasPro digesters feature at world class agricultural show in the Free State. The BiogasPro can turn animal manure and crop waste into useful energy and organic fertiliser so it is ideal for use in farmhouses and farm labourer's dwellings managing waste, saving electricity and irrigating vegetable gardens with nutrient rich water.

 


Update on Cleantech SA Competition

Update on Cleantech SA Competition

The National Cleaner Production Centre and the CSIR have published newsletters about the SA Cleantech Competition and the related Gala Event ...

Internships at AGAMA Biogas

Internships at AGAMA Biogas

We have been very fortunate to have had three UCT students with us over the 2011 - 2012 year end period.  We all had a lot of fun! Here's a quick tribute to them and the work they did so well ...

Scientist meets bumpkin: Biogas farmer in India

Lovely description of a hands-on approach to household biogas ... Innovation and inspiration meet in a farmer's approach to biogas, where the ansers to the technical issues "just sort of came to him". enjoy!!

Biogas user survey

Biogas user survey

Over the period November 2011 - January 2012, we approached twenty of our customers in and around Cape Town to participate in a survey relating to how well their digester is working.  These are the results ...

How does a digester work?

How does a digester work?

We know that biogas digesters produce biogas. But how? What are the feeding and operating parameters that determine the design and how well it works? 

Water Research Commission- Rural Schools

Water Research Commission- Rural Schools

AGAMA BiogasPro and SmartTop digesters came on line in this amazing project ...

Alternative Energy South Africa

Alternative Energy South Africa

Even though biogas has such potential in a developing country, like our own, it is a largely unknown technology...