Turning Sewage into Car Fuel: Biogas Buses in India

The Delhi government is currently working to set up a biogas plant inside Kesopur Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), with the end goal of producing enough compressed biogas (CBG) to fuel 120 of the city’s buses daily. India’s Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has collaborated with the Swedish government on this project. After the renovation of the plant, the …

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Seaweed Biofuel Promotes Island Self-Sustainability

Biofuel hold promise for some, but is a bad word to others. While reducing dependency on fossil fuels, many are produced from food crops like corn or sugar, meaning food meant for hungry mouths is diverted to filling gas tanks. To heighten production, farmers begin mono-cropping, which degrades the soil. The amount of fresh water required, and the carbon emissions …

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