Tag: Biogas

Thatta villages converted to biogas energy

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Small raw-built biogas units are proving to be the best alternative to the firewood for some of the Thatta villagers who say these mini biogas plants have not only reduced their dependence on firewood but they are also getting quality organic manure for their farmlands.Built and installed by the WWF-Pakistan, these 150 biogas units of six cubic metres each have been providing clean cooking solutions in the villages of Thatta."A small biogas unit is a simple structure with…Read More

Biogas: A solution to meet energy dem and of Pakistan

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article image By Suhaib Umer IlyasBEING ONE of the top and important country in the world in terms of food products, textile, medicine, nuclear and variety of other sectors, Pakistan is still facing energy crisis from almost last 7 years having a short fall of minimum 5000 MW. This crisis will never end rather increase with every second being passed. Recently, Pakistanis has been ranked the fourth most intelligent nation in the world but still they cannot find the way to meet their energy demands. The reason…Read More

Biogas a viable solution

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Reference to the article titled "Biogas, an answer to Pakistan’s energy crisis". Bio-gas, no doubt, is an answer to the energy crises if implemented in right earnest. It is sad to say that many such projects of use of Bio gas from animal feces for domestic energy need and running of tube wells from solar energy have been tried successfully in the country side in say sixties/seventies under foreign aid/grant, but could not continue persistently due to wrong policies and rampant…Read More

Biogas, an answer to Pakistans energy crisis

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article image By Imran AdnanPAKISTAN IS spending almost 20 per cent of its foreign exchange on fossil fuels imports. Annually $7 billion is being eaten away in import of conventional energy resources that is equivalent to 40 per cent of total imports by the country, but the country still lagging far behind in tapping the vast potential of alternate energy resources.A research conducted by the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, suggests that the country’s energy demand is expected to increase threefold…Read More

PCRET to install 368 more biogas plants by June

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET) will install 368 biogas plants in different rural areas by coming June under the project "Development and Promotion of Biogas Technology in order to meet domestic fuel needs of rural areas and production of bio fertilizer".This project was launched in 2008 through which 2500 family size biogas plants to be installed in the country, out of these 2132 plants have already been installed and the remaining will be…Read More

KESC plans to develop major biogas project

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) is planning to develop one of the world’s largest Bio Waste to Energy Project of its kind near the Landhi cattle colony, Karachi, that is likely to have the potential of generating up to 22 MW biogas alone."The plant is a socio-economically sustainable venture and reliable in comparison to wind or solar, which are vulnerable to extraneous variables, biggest being weather conditions," said Omer Ghaznvi, a senior official of…Read More