HOW BIOGAS PLANT IS BOON TO FARMERS? EXPLAIN.

Asked by Rashee Soni | 31st Jul, 2014, 08:07: PM

Expert Answer:

1.Biogas is cheaper than most common fuels especially to farmers.
2.It is a renewable source of energy as agricultural and animal wastes are used as the feed material in biogas plants.Which in turn serves as a safe and efficient method of waste disposal besides supplying energy and manure for farmers .For farmers biogas is a steady source of energy.
3.Biogas can be used as fuel for cooking.The heat produced on burning biogas in a gas stove can be used for cooking food and other domestic purposes.It thus acts as a good domestic fuel.
4.The spent dung left in the biogas plant is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus compounds which can be used as manure by the farmer. 
Due to all these facts biogas is a boon to farmers.

Answered by Jyothi Nair | 1st Aug, 2014, 09:06: AM