XAVIER SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Biogas Plant

The Biogas plant, with a total capacity to produce 40m3 of gas with each setup, is installed at the south-east region of the XLRI campus. The goal behind the project was to make the campus carbon neutral by the end of 2020.

Total waste collected: 250-300 kg / day
Total volume of gas produced: 30m3
Equivalent amount of LPG: 16.6 Kg (gross)
Fully operational since: June 2016
Total  utilization: 17m3
Capacity utilized: 56.67%
Net Saving per day: 1 LPG cylinder Equivalent (reduced lead usage)
GAS GENERATED IN A DAY
Waste Collection location details Kg 30.00 m3
GMP RESIDENCE 75 7.50 m3
FR. MCGRATH RESIDENCE 70 7.00 m3
FR. TOME JESUIT RESIDENCE 15 1.50 m3
FR. ENRIGHT RESIDENCE 100 10.00 m3
MDP RESIDENCE 20 2.00 m3
INTERNATIONAL CENTRE 20 2.00 m3

Components: Slurry Pump, Pulveriser, Churner / Mixer, Predigester, Main-digester, Moisture trap, PVC Balloon (40m3), Gas Accumulator Station.

Project Developer: Urja Bio System