Sustainable Conditions of Biogas Plant ( A renewable energy Source ) ; Suggestions to Policy Makers : A Case Study

Authors(1) :-P. V. Dholakia

In Gujarat, there is huge quantity of biomass produced or available which is a great source of energy and goes unexploited and generating Green house Gases(CHG).Out of the many ways to use this renewable energy BIOGAS production is the greenest of them all reducing CHG and supplying renewable energy in various forms. Management of landfills has always been a great challenge for urban local bodies. These landfills produces great amount of Biogas naturally by anaerobic fermentation process, which currently is not harnessed properly. utilization of Landfill biogas for various energy need will be one such effort for reduction of carbon footprint and utilization of energy which otherwise is wasted. Biogas is a methane rich gas sourced from renewable biomass such as organic waste, sewage, agricultural residues or energy crops. Bio Methane can be derived from woody biomass like forestry residues through production of synthetic gas. In each case it offers a climate friendly way of substituting fossil natural gas and is a flexible energy carrier for fuel, electricity and heat applications, moreover, material use for Bio Methane offers additional possibilities. Special separating the biogas production plant from its point of utilisation offers a lot more potential for increase the energy efficiency by serving heat sinks with thermal energy from cogeneration in a Bio Methane combined heat and power plant (CHP). Also the by product of the biogas plant which is digested slurry, is the best form of liquid organic fertilizer and its further enhancement gives best quality Organic Fertilizer which helps in promoting Government of India's mission on organic farming and reduction of chemical fertilizer. In total the whole Biogas projects are almost zero residue project and in turn giving various by products conserving our environment and fulfilling our need of energy. Also it will contribute significantly to the State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) and 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. It also can be implemented as "Start up India" Program giving many advantages Launched by Government of India

Authors and Affiliations

P. V. Dholakia
Assistant Professor, The H. N. S. B. Ltd. Science College, Himatnagar , Gujarat, India

SAPCC, CHP, CHG, Quality Organic Fertilizer, CERC, GST, VAT

  1. Indian Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency Policy Database,
  2. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission,
  3. Petroleum and explosive safety organization
  4. Rashtriya krishi vikas yojna
  5. National Survey on Recreation and the Environment
  6. Gujarat Pollution Control Board
  7. Vikashpedia
  8. Planning Commission of India

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-05-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 765-769
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184826
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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P. V. Dholakia, " Sustainable Conditions of Biogas Plant ( A renewable energy Source ) ; Suggestions to Policy Makers : A Case Study, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.765-769, May-June-2017.
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