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Biogas-the orphan of the renewable energy mix?

The widespread adoption of biogas as a reliable alternative energy source seems like a nobrainer. Capturing energy rich methane produced from decaying materials is a proven technology yet its adoption as part of the renewable energy mix appears to have been overshadowed by wind and solar.

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Global waste grow more then 70 percent by 2050

And by 2050, waste generation in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to more than triple from current levels.

Plastics are especially problematic. If not collected and managed properly, they will contaminate and affect waterways and ecosystems for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In 2016, the world generated 242 million tonnes of plastic waste, or 12 percent of all solid waste, according to the report.

What a Waste 2.0 stresses that solid waste management is critical for sustainable, healthy, and inclusive cities and communities, yet it is often overlooked, particularly in low-income countries.  While more than one-third of waste in high-income countries is recovered through recycling and composting, only 4 percent of waste in low-income countries is recycled.

www.duurzaam-ondernemen.nl/global-waste-to-grow-by-70-percent-by-2050-unless-urgent-action-is-taken-world-bank-report/

1.1 billion people still lack electricity. This could be the solution | World Economic Forum

Mini-grids are a decentralized and renewable solution, generating and distributing power at the point of consumption.
— Read on www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/06/1-billion-people-lack-electricity-solution-mini-grid-iea

Small Farmer Unit is a off grid system

It is operating and using all organics from the farm.

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RE to Meet 36% of Germany’s Electricity Consumption in 2017|Trends|Renewable Energy Institute

This new column series highlights key energy trends by looking into electricity statistics around the world.It draws attention to global trends regarding the energy transition centered around renewables.
— Read on www.renewable-ei.org/en/activities/statistics/20180111.html

It is a good example for our country, organic waste is enough available.

South African statistics says, we can produce more then 2 GWh from organic waste.

Let us do it and fossil fuel reduction save our life.