Research ongoing to further develop biogas in South Africa

Based on a research report titled ‘Biogas Technology Matrix’ conducted by German solutions provider Giz and the South African-German Energy Programme in July, specific approaches with a high relevance for the South African market and its special conditions have been considered.

The report indicates that agriculture can, through the provision of biomass, add value to the production of energy.Agricultural by-products such as manure, fodder remains and plant residues – which would otherwise not be used – provide particular economic and ecological benefits to biogas generation.

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