BlueFlame Biogas Digester



Country:
Kenya
Why to choose this solution?
Blue Flame biogas digester plants are constructed by using two main types of materials; either using concrete or plastic. These biogas digester plants can be safely used for heating, cooking and lighting. They can be used commercially or domestically. They also produce organic fertilizer that can be safely and profitably used for farming. This fertilizer is biologically very stable and it has the following properties: very high nutrient content, very minimal pathogenic micro-organisms, reduced odour,easy to apply because it is in a liquid state.
Savings per day or production:
It saves the user the money that could have been used to pay for waste disposal. Moreove, it saves the user the money that could have been used to pay for commercial sources of energy. Such commercial sources of energy include LPG gas, electricity, charcoal and firewood.
Cost in money and in own time to construct:
4000 Litre digester Costs Ksh 75,000 (USD 750). Installation takes about 3 days.
Lifetime:
20 Years
Maintenance needed:
BlueFlame energy solutions offer maintenance services for biogas systems to make sure they continue working to the satisfaction of our clients. They also rehabilitate non-working biogas systems to put them back into productivity.
Resources needed in use:
The bio-digesters accept any organic waste material, which may include biodegradable waste from industries and treatment plants, rotten food from shops and homes, biowaste that is given by consumers, sludge given from wastewater treatment plants, manure and biomass from agriculture.
Problems and limits:
Expensive hence most people are not able to afford.
Where and how can you get it or make it?
Available at BlueFlame water and energy solutions company in Nairobi Kenya but are installed anywhere in Kenya.Interested clients can contact BlueFlame solutions phone number: 0714 850418, email address: info@blueflamebiodigesters.com or click on this link to enter their contacts and message to them and they will get back : http://www.blueflamebiodigesters.com/landing-page.
Skills needed to produce, install. maintenance, use:
Engineering skills, biological skills- to install, and short training.
How to use it:
To be added
How to maintain it:
To be added
Climate effect (if any):
Not specified
Where it is used and how many users are there?
Used in Kenya.
Why is it successful?
Successful because they have a lifespan of over 20 years(Long lasting), they are easy to install,the plastic ones are portable they come with a five-year warranty and a free three month after sales service.
If you can make it, a short description, typical problems, materials needed.:
Bio-digester is comprised of a sealed tank that holds biowaste and a means to collect produced gases. To function, you need a way to mix the bio-matter. You also need to pipe off the gas and dry off the effluent. When planning, always needs to estimate how much organic waste you can collect a day for putting in the tank, and to consider which model of digester is the best as they are built differently (either concrete or plastic). You also require to use adhesives and tools.
How to make it (if possible):
To be added
How is it delivered and by whom?
The biogas digesters are deliverd by skilled team from BlueFlame Water and Energy Solutions Company. The field officers are contacted by clients who need the technology installation. They then refabricate and install the system according to the client energy needs. Customers can contact them via telephone call on 0714 850418.
Successful financial model
Support for development, trainings, public relations, susccessful partnerships
What policies and strategies helped the success?
Kenya Biogas Programme (KBP) in place to guide the operation.
More info:
Read more on https://www.blueflamebiodigesters.com/products/biogas-digester/
Sources:
Blueflame water an energy solutions, Kahawa Sukari. Kahawa Sukari Avenue. Nairobi, Kenya. Email: info@blueflamebiodigesters.com Tel: +254 714 850418
Name of the association uploading the case:
SusWatch Kenya
When was the case uploaded? (YYYY-MM-DD):
2020-09-14