n IMIESA - Biogas digester first for Gauteng : environment

Volume 31, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 5, May 2006, p. 23
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MAY 2006 - 2 ENvIRONMENT The first biogas digester to be used in a low-income area in Gauteng has been built at the Ivory Park Urban Ecovillage in Midrand, Johannesburg. It forms part of the residential component of this national sustainable development project. The biogas digester is just one of the components of the village that engage renewable energy technologies and passive thermal design. Converting human waste into renewable energy could well be the answer to some of the most burning issues on the agenda of sustainable development. Renewable energy resources are in high demand as the world ..

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