Goverment encourages biogas use as alternative energy

source: Mmegi
Frederick Kebadiretse
Staff Writer

Government is currently exploring ways of harnessing biogas as an alternative source of energy for homes and industries throughout the country.

This was revealed by the Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources Ponatshego Kedikilwe at the demonstrations of a biogas plant in Lobatse last week.

Kedikilwe said the government started exploring reliable energy sources in 1976 through the Rural Industries Innovation Centre (RIIC), but did not pursue it further. “Renewable energy sources have been found to be of vital importance in recent times due to an increased energy demand worldwide,” he said. He added that [continue reading]

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