biogas

Close the Gap secured a grant from Big Lottery to develop WiRES, and deliver a year’s worth of intensive activity. WiRES created a programme of networking events, hearing inspiring renewable energy leaders in the Scottish Parliament, Glasgow Science Centre, and a host of local spaces around Scotland. It held technical skills events at renewable energy sites at Whitelee Windfarm, […]

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The Bagepalli CDM Biogas Project involves the construction of approximately 5,500 two-cubic-metre capacity biogas digesters in households in the area (“Taluk”) of Bagepalli and other nearby Taluks in the Kolar District, Karnataka, India. The digesters, which utilise the dung of household cows, produce methane gas from the anaerobic breakdown of organic waste. The resulting methane […]

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Gender Mainstreaming in the Pakistan Domestic Biogas Programme

The Pakistan Domestic Biogas Programme (PDBP) aims to facilitate the construction of domestic biogas plants at the household level. It is being implemented by a non-profit organisation, Rural Support Programmes Network, with technical support from the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) and Winrock International. The introduction of biogas will help address Pakistan’s energy shortages, especially in […]

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The relevance of gender issues is not well understood by many practitioners involved in climate change mitigation investments and financing mechanisms. Prevailing approaches to reducing emissions have prioritized scientific and technological measures, often at the expense of social and behavioral considerations. Most of the mitigation projects and funds so far have supported large-scale energy infrastructure […]

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