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Engineering Students comment on biogas

Engineering Students comment on biogas

Paul Mesarcik, an engineering student at UCT came to do an internship with us at the beginning of the year. Paul is involved with an NPO called Engineers Without Borders, run entirely by volunteer engineering students with the aim of improving disadvantaged and poor communities through local projects undertaken by the volunteers. Paul was involved in a project installing a biogas digester in Khayelitsha and after all the challenges he faced implementing that project, he realised what an advantage prefabricated digesters have over the brick and mortar ones also available in South Africa. 

Youtube video on how the BiogasPro system works

Watch our Youtube video on the AGAMA BiogasPro.

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!!

Starting or Priming an AGAMA BiogasPro digester

Starting or Priming an AGAMA BiogasPro digester

Starting (or priming) an AGAMA BiogasPro is a simple, but slow process.

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? 

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...

Priming the biogas news page!

Priming the biogas news page!

What is biogas?

What is this blog about?