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HPCL starts its first cow dung based compressed biogas project

HPCL Compressed Biogas Project: HPCL has started using the first of its kind Waste-to-Energy portfolio, using 100 tonnes of dung per day to make biogas, which can be used as vehicle fuel. In a year, the HPCL Compressed Biogas Project is expected to be put into operation. The Indian Govt announced the GOBAR-Dhan plan in April 2018 as a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission’s (Grameen) Biodegradable Waste Management component, which is the framework under which the HPCL Compressed Biogas Project initiative is being developed.

HPCL Compressed Biogas Project:

  • The Indian government introduced the HPCL Compressed Biogas Project project as a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission’s (Grameen) Biodegradable Waste Management component under the GOBAR-Dhan scheme.
  • The HPCL Compressed Biogas Project scheme aims to make improvement cleanliness and produce wealth and energy from organic waste and livestock.
  • the project’s groundbreaking ceremony was held at Shree Godham Mahatirth Pathmeda Lok Punyarth Nyas, Village Pathmeda, Tehsil Sanchore District Jalore in Rajasthan.

HPCL Compressed Biogas Project: Biogas

  • Biogas consists of a mixture of gases generated from natural materials such as agricultural waste, manure, municipal waste, plant material, sewage, green waste, and food waste.
  • Biogas is a renewable source of energy and the main gases are methane, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulphide.

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