Generation and Storage of Biogas Produced from the Mixture of Cassava Peels and Cow Dung


  • V. A. Ezekoye University of Nigeria, Nsukka,Nigeria


Biodigester, polyethylene, anaerobic digestion, gas compressor, substrate



Authors: V. A. Ezekoyeland B. A. Ezekoye

An experimental study of biogas production front cassava peels and cow dung was carried out using a polyethylene biodigester. Some inportant parameters such as the ash content, volatile matter, total solids and N.P.K were determined for the substrate before and afier digestion. The work was carried out under operational and environmental conditions of temperature, pH, total solid, nature of waste using a 0.97m ofplastic digester over a retention time of 74 days. The results obtained showed that cow dung added as seed had great potential for gas production. The resultfurther indicated that the cumulative volume of biogas produced was l. 960111 . The biogas produced was stored under pressure in gas cylinders using mnodified gas compressorfor portal uses in h01nes and other applications.


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Author Biography

V. A. Ezekoye, University of Nigeria, Nsukka,Nigeria

Department of Physics and Astronomy


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