TNAU SAKTHI MODEL BIOGAS PLANT

 

1.

Function

:

Cooking, lighting and engine running

2.

Specification

:

 

 

i. Components

:

Digester, inlet pipes and effluent collector

 

ii. Feed material

:

Cow dung, pig manure, poultry droppings etc.

 

iii. Shape of the plant

:

Spherical

3.

General Information

:

TNAU sakthi model plant is made of brick, cement, sand and jelly. The only skill required is arch (dome) construction which can be done by masonry work.  The new model not only eliminates the centering, false roof and false pillar for the dome construction but also separates outlet tank.  Hence the cost of construction of this digester is lesser than other types of biogas plants. 

 

4.

Cost of the unit

:

Rs. 7000 (2 m3 plant)

5.

Cost of operation

:

Rs. 4/- per day

6.

Salient features

:

  • 15 to 20 per cent cost saving when compared to deenbhandu biogas model.

 

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