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Israeli Firm To Revolutionise Indian Dairy Farming With Green Energy

By Outlook Planet Desk November 13, 2023

Home Biogas partners with SKG Sangha to install 7,000 eco-friendly systems, reducing deforestation and transforming cooking practises in Satara

Israeli Firm To Revolutionise Indian Dairy Farming With Green Energy
Home Biogas, a pioneer in the field, has developed a miniaturised anaerobic digester, a veritable marvel of modern technology. Shutterstock
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In a significant initiative that could transform dairy farming in India, HomeBiogas, an innovative Israeli company, is poised to roll out 7,000 of its cutting-edge systems across dairy farms in the city of Satara. This eco-friendly endeavour promises to turn food scraps and organic waste into a sustainable green energy source while addressing critical environmental and health concerns. 

Home Biogas, a pioneer in the field, has developed a miniaturised anaerobic digester, a veritable marvel of modern technology. This compact tank harnesses the power of microorganisms to digest organic waste, releasing a valuable methane-rich gas. This gas, in turn, proves invaluable for on-site cooking and heating purposes, replacing traditional firewood and charcoal practises. 

Commencing early next year, thousands of dairy farmers in Satara will journey towards greener, cleaner energy. Simply feeding their HomeBiogas systems with cow manure will revolutionise their cooking methods and significantly reduce their exposure to harmful cooking smoke. In a win-win scenario for both the environment and the local community, this move will also contribute to the reduction of deforestation and a decrease in reliance on fossil fuels for cooking. 

This transformative initiative is made possible through a partnership with SKG Sangha, a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting renewable energy technologies in remote rural areas. Under this agreement, HomeBiogas will provide its state-of-the-art systems to Indian dairy farmers, heralding significant progress towards sustainable energy production in the region. 

The sale of carbon credits is a pivotal element of HomeBiogas' business model. Most of its revenue for manufacturing, installing, and maintaining HomeBiogas systems for Indian dairy farmers will come from selling carbon credits to companies committed to reducing their emissions rather than burdening them. 

He concluded optimistically, "I firmly believe that the development and implementation of innovative technologies, combined with the adoption of carbon-based funding solutions, will propel humanity towards success in tackling the challenges posed by climate change." 

In a world grappling with environmental issues, this collaborative venture between HomeBiogas and SKG Sangha is a shining example of sustainable development and environmental responsibility, offering hope for a greener and cleaner future.

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