Biogas and other alternative energy sources

  • Wallace Edward Tyner


Of the possible alternative energy sources mentioned in Chapter 2, only biogas and solar energy offer significant potential for use in India during the next quarter century. This chapter evaluates the potential for using biogas as an alternative means of rural electrification (through decentralized power generation) and as a means of providing both fuel for direct consumption and fertilizer to village India. The potential for solar energy development in India is also reviewed.


Water Hyacinth Biogas Plant Alternative Energy Source Utilization Factor Total Unit Cost 
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© H. E. Stenfert Kroese B.V., Leiden 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wallace Edward Tyner
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  1. 1.Purdue UniversityUSA

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