Biogas technology generates a combustible gas from anaerobic biomass digestion and this is one of the most growing technologies for cleaner and greener futures. In fact, millions of biogas plants are operational across the world. Although using the gas for combustion in home stoves or for gas lamps is common, producing electricity from biogas is relatively new, especially in developing parts of the world. In some industrialized countries like Germany, power generation is the main focus of biogas plants and converting biogas to electricity is a standard technology.
Mailhem’s Efforts towards Power Generation
In India, Mailhem specializes in the engineering, procurement, construction & operation and maintenance of large and medium capacity Bio-methanation (Biogas) projects ranging from 2 TPD to 200 TPD for Power Generation. This power can be utilised for Captive consumption and can also be exported to the electric grid.
Mailhem has expertise in treating a wide range of substrates like kitchen waste, canteen food waste, slaughter-house waste, cattle dung, agro waste, dairy waste, poultry waste, food processing waste, vegetable market yard, fruit and flower market, leather shavings waste, starch effluents, press mud and distillery effluent, co-digestion of one or more substrates from above and more.
Advantages of Generating Electricity with Biogas Plants
When electricity is generated using biogas, it becomes renewable and green electricity, reducing the stress of high demand on non-renewable sources of electricity or power. Also, the operating costs of such plants are relatively low, and the results in terms of electricity are high. In many cases, the plants are constructed underground so there is less usage of space on land and it helps save costs, too. The biogas plants have a long-life span with minimum maintenance requirements, making them a highly durable solution for electricity generation.
When you generate electricity through biogas, you contribute towards reducing greenhouse gases and promote a greener future for our planet and humanity. Also, if you are generating more electricity than you need, you can sell it to the electric power grid and earn additional income for your family or business.
The technology of converting biogas to electricity is easily adaptable and it can be applied to any household, industry or commercial setup.
Future of Electricity Generation in India
In the next 5 years, all India power generation capacity will be nearly 620 GW, 38% of which will come from coal and 44% from renewable energy. Just like solar electricity is gaining popularity as a renewable source, biogas energy generation will also become equally vital in the future.
The government is also taking necessary steps to promote green electricity for our nation. Power is one of the most significant components of infrastructure and it is crucial for economic growth and the welfare of India. Our power sector is one of the most diversified across the globe and at Mailhem, we take pride in being an Indian company that can generate electricity from biogas.
Renewable energy is the key to reduce the cost of power and make it more accessible to everyone in our country.
If you want to start a biogas plant for electricity generation in your domestic, industrial or commercial space, we would love to help you and help the community.
Contact us today for smart and sustainable solutions. Together, we can power the future!