Utilization of Non-Traditional Biomass for Biogas Production

A. Gupta, S. Sharma & V.K. Vijay
Agricultural sector has the potential for development of one of the major sources of renewable energy, i.e. biofuels. The country India supports the production of several non-edible oilseeds. The extracted non edible oils are used for the production of biodiesel and the by-product glycerol is converted to various value added products. After the expulsion of oil, approximately 60% is left as the de-oiled seed cake which although being rich in nutrients, is generally regarded as...