Cow Dung and Kitchen Waste as Economical Source of Biogas: Production and Analysis
Keywords:Biogas, cow dung, co-digestion, fuel, renewable
The production of biogas by co-digestion of cow dung and kitchen wastes were facilitated in this work. Locally source 20 litres digester and gas collection systems were prepared. The feed materials were collected locally, pre-fermented, digested and analyzed. Purification of the produced biogas was carried out by passing the gas through three chambers containing 40% KOH, CaO.activated charcoal and silica gel/activated charcoal respectively. The flame of the combusting purified biogas was observed to be more intense than that of the freshly produced impure biogas both in colour and height. The study confirmed that biogas can easily be generated and purified using locally and cheaply available raw materials.
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