IJEP 42(9): 1080-1087 : Vol. 42 Issue. 9 (September 2022)
Gulshan Sharma and Era Upadhyay*
Amity University Rajasthan, Amity Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur- 303 002, Rajasthan, India
The energy demand and change in climate have dramatically increased and created interest in alternative energies. The electricity and transportation fuel produced from biomass has potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen economy. Biogas is found to be major environmentally sound option that can be produced by livestock waste. The present study has been conducted to optimize the significant role of biomass materials in the development and utilization of bio-energy technologies in the context of climate change and greenhouse gas mitigation. We explored the opportunities related to biogas production in some villages of Haryana. Survey-based research was carried out to assess the popularity, benefits, problems and financial assistance associated. Analysis disclosed that majority of the biogas plants built were found to be functioning satisfactorily and providing energy. Although, certain challenges regarding reduced efficiency amid winter, insufficient feedstock and absence of skilled manpower were noted by the users which require to be rectified consistently for biogas generation. In order to devote India’s overall improvement, the rural zone of the country should be given proper attention.
Bioenergy, Biogas plant, Sustainable management, Climate change, Rural areas
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