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A mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by bacterial degradation of organic matter and used as a fuel.
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(General Engineering) a gas that is produced by the action of bacteria on organic waste matter: used as a fuel
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or bi•o-gas

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌgæs)

any gas fuel derived from the decay of organic matter, as the mixture of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the bacterial decomposition of sewage, manure, garbage, or plant crops.
bi`o•gas`i•fi•ca′tion, n.
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Gas fuel that is obtained from living matter, such as ethanol from sugarcane or methane from decaying organic substances.
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[ˈbaɪəʊgæs] Nbiogás m
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In Pakistan, biogas produced from small-scale digestion plants is called "Gobar Gas" and it is estimated that such facilities exist in hundreds of thousands in Pakistan, particularly in North Punjab due to the thriving population of livestock.
Raising renewable energy power projects based on canal flows wind solar gobar gas and urban waste too should be considered seriously.
Biogas is called by several other names such as: dung gas mash gas gobar gas sewage gas and swamp gas [3].History of biogas
FIRST it was gobar gas ( biogas generated from cow dung) that revolutionised renewable energy in rural India.
Nepal celebrated the construction of its ten-thousandth unit a few years ago, and there are thousands of polyethylene digesters operating in Vietnam, as well as a huge number of Chinese and Indian gobar gas units.
o' the wisp," gobar gas. It contains about 50-60% methane, the
Even if half of this dung is used, Punjab can have 17.25 million cubic meters of gas daily by installing 5 million family size gobar gas plants, sufficient to meet cooking needs of around 30 million people.