Peshawar: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa introduces the latest bio gas technology in province, for this purpose Small industries development board SIDB has LUMCHED A NEW PROJECT OF BIOGAS PLANTS IN PROVINCE.
THE bio gas project funded by Pakistan Italian DEBIT swap agreement biogas originates from biogas material and is a type of bio fuel, which primarily comprises of methane and carbon dioxide.
Biogas can be used as a low- cost fuel for heating cooking power generation.
The gas also becomes pressed, much like natural gas used to power motor vehicles.
Being a renewable source of energy. biogas qualifies for renewable energy subsidies in some parts of the world
According to the spokesman of SIDB NAUMAN Qaiser , biogas technology can benefit the country in economic , social and environmental sectors.
The technology can play a vital role in overcoming problems of energy sectors both domestic and commercial and is successfully in operation in various parts of the country .
He said that Pakistan did try bio-gas production in the seventies but in could not succeed due to lack of states of the art technology and awareness among the communities .
The SIDB under Dr. Akhter hussain shah Managing Director , for the first time would work on government level in the history of province through private partnership.
The board would set up at least 436 small and medium biogas plants developed at house hold level in Peshawar , Abbottabad Charsada Manshera Haripur and Nowshera districts.
Small and medium scale domestic biogas plant cost no more than Rs. 50 thousand to one and half lack even in the courtyard of rural houses.
It can generate 3-7 cubic meter of natural 50 to 75 percent methane, the major source of energy that burs instantly and produces heat .
The gas could also be used to produce electricity by using common petrol generators with little alteration the facility will also help reduce expenditure on fuel production . transformation distribution and generate jobs by creating micro small and medium scale enterprises .
For more information, contact:
Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Tel: +9291 921 6889 (Ext 106)