Improvised Kenpro Portable Biogas Plant Design

Biogas is a renewable energy source produced through the anaerobic digestion of organic materials such as agricultural waste, food scraps, animal manure, and wastewater. It primarily consists of methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2), with trace amounts of other gases such as hydrogen sulfide and nitrogen. The anaerobic digestion process occurs in the absence of […]

Kenpro Biogas Technician Training Module

  Kenpro Biogas Technician Training Module is an essential resource designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the dynamic field of biogas technology. In this module guide, we explore the complexities involved in producing biogas, utilization, and maintenance, offering a blend of theoretical insights and practical applications. Whether you’re […]

Kenpro Biogas for Schools Initiative: A Sustainable Cooking Energy Solution

By Anthony M. Wanjohi and Peter Gichini Kenya Projects Organization P.O. Box 15509-00503, Mbagathi, Nairobi-Kenya Corresponding Author Email: [email protected] Access to sustainable energy sources is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 7) and fostering sustainability in Kenya, particularly in the context of educational institutions. The introduction of biogas technology in schools presents a […]

Cost of Constructing Different Sizes of Biogas Plants in Kenya

The cost of constructing a fixed dome biogas plant can vary depending on several factors such as size, location, materials used, labor costs, and specific design requirements. However, the following comprises of a rough estimate based on typical costs for constructing biogas plants in similar contexts.  Materials: The primary materials needed for constructing a fixed dome […]

Harnessing Biogas in Kenyan Schools for Sustainable Energy and Education

Authors: Anthony M. Wanjohi and Peter Gichini Kenya Projects Organization P.O. Box 15509-00503, Mbagathi, Nairobi-Kenya Corresponding Author Email: [email protected] Schools in Kenya have great potential in biogas application owing to the abundance of the raw materials that are used in biogas production. Biogas application may provide a long-term solution to the energy demand in schools. […]

Maintenance and Troubleshooting of a Fixed Dome Biogas Plant

  Maintenance and Troubleshooting of a biogas plant is as important as its installation. It is not enough just to install a biogas plant. If anything, biogas installation is just but the very beginning of other key activities that should undertaken to ensure a stable gas production and supply. The following should be considered as […]

Material Cost Estimate for Construction of a 10 Cubic Meter Fixed Dome Biogas Plant

  The following comprises of materials and equipment cost estimates for the construction of a 10 cubic meter Fixed Dome Biogas Plant: Cement (24), Sand (7), Ballast (4), Stones (400), Water Proof Cement (4), R6 (1), Waste Pipe 4” (1), Gi Pipe 1” (1), Bricks (400), Binding Wire (1), Paint Brush 6” (1),   Dome Pipe  […]