[Gasification] Gasification Digest, Vol 17, Issue 10Re: anaerobicc digester gas for IC engine

Arnt Karlsen arnt at c2i.net
Fri Jan 20 02:30:29 CST 2012

On Fri, 20 Jan 2012 10:46:26 +0800, Anand wrote in message 
<CACPy7Sctt2JBiH51kQKDEqzNPdfCBmvjEGQ7+OXX0-RGJoyq7g at mail.gmail.com>:

> Dear David,
> I do not have day-to-day experience because it is my colleagues at our
> research and training centre at Phaltan (about 100 km from Pune), who
> operate these systems. 

..are they on the list?  Their day-to-day experience is valuable.

> So far there have not been any complaints about extra cost of
> maintenance.  And even if the cost were to be higher, it would be
> offset by the saving in the fuel cost.

..maybe.  Numbers?

> We produce our own biogas from the food waste generated in our own
> hostel 

..which can be treated cheaply in many different ways, to provide
benchmark numbers.

> and from green leaves plucked from the trees on the campus. 

..here we have a manpower cost, plucking the leaves.  Is it offset 
by e.g. the waste food treatment profits, or does the green leaves
generate its own profit?

> Therefore, biogas is free of cost.

..maybe.  Promoting your technology, you would prefer to show your
profit numbers from it. ;o)

> Yours
> A.D.Karve

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.

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