Household Biogas

Samuchit Household Biogas System
We offer a plumbing kit consisting of all critical components along with an instructional video. Tanks and pipes need to be purchased locally, and plant can be installed with the help of any local plumber.  Wastes that can be managed: kitchen waste, food waste, green leafy waste such as lawn mowing waste, vegetable or fruit vendor waste, flour mill waste, food cessing industry waste, nonedible oil cake, etc.
Instructional Video only (access for download) : INR 150 (USD 50)Plumbing Kit (including transport within India, with instructional video access for download) : INR 5700 (USD 200)
Talk to our long-term biogas users to know the efficiency of our systems:
Mr. Dighe (Karvenagar, Pune) : 020 25473033
Mr. Kanhere (Satara Road, Pune) : 020 24219078
Samuchit Household Biogas System
0.3 cu.m. (300 lit)digester
1 cu.m. (1000 lit)digester

Maximum quantity of food waste to be fed in

1-2 kg 

4-5 kg 

Gas production capacity

~ 100 gm LPG equivalent per day 

250-300 gm LPG equivalent per day 

Space required

1 m x 1 m, open to sunlight throughout the day 

2 m x 2 m, open to sunlight throughout the day 

Water required

10-20 lit/day (if operated only on food waste) 

20-30 lit/day (if operated only on food waste) 

Labour required

30 min/day 

30 min/day 

Complete biogas plant (only in Pune, India, including transport and installation) 

INR 20,000 

INR 25,000 

Samuchit Household Biogas System

Samuchit Household Biogas kit

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See live demonstration of our biogas system at:
Energy Park, School of Energy Studies, University of Pune, India.

Samuchit Steam-Cooker Stove

Fuel used: Charcoal or char briquettes
Quantity: 100-150 g per meal
Food items cooked: Up to three items at a time. Everything that is cooked by boiling or steaming can be cooked. For example, rice, pulses (dal), potatoes, corn, eggs, chicken, fish, etc. 
Cooking time: 1 hr (no attention is require once the fuel is lighted and cooker is set up on the stove). 
Unique Features: 
Smokeless operation. Can be operated safely in a modern urban kitchen, or in rural setting. 
Due to slow cooking on steam, taste and nutritional value is retained. 
In spite of slow cooking, due to attention-free operation, cook's time is saved. 
Picture below: Cooker in assembled form (left) and with its components (right)
Samuchit Steam Cooker Stove

Samuchit ELFD Sampada Smokeless Stove

Samuchit ELFD Sampada Smokeless Stove

This stove is designed for community cooking.

ELFD March2016 Photo

Fuels used:

Fire wood, woody waste like coconut shells, ground nut shells, corn cobs, etc., agricultural waste like cotton stalks, arhar stalks, etc., biomass briquettes, biomass pellets.Ideal for hostels, temples, community kitchens, canteens, etc.

  • Smokeless operation, flame quality and intensity better than LPG.
  • Based on forced draft gasification, which is the cleanest way of using solid biomass fuels for thermal applications.
  • Money Saving, particularly for institutional cooking and small eateries. About 50% reduction in fuel cost!
  • Time saving, particularly for institutional cooking and small eateries.
  • Simmering on low fire possible by switching from Forced Draft to Natural Draft, and controlloing fuel addition (not possible with other forced draft stoves, due to the danger of damaging the fan/blower).
  • Residual heat available for warming food, heating water, milk, etc. (not available with LPG stove).
  • Waste biomass can be used as fuel - renewable and environment friendly.
Model Pot Holder Diameter (in inch) Maximum Cooking Pot Diameter (in inch) Burning Rate for Fuel (kg/hr) Equivalent LPG replacement (kg/hr) Monetary saving relative to LPG (INR/hr) Equivalent fuel replacement relative to traditional stove (kg/hr) Monetary saving relative to traditional stove (INR/hr)
Small Eatery 7 18 3-4 (varies depending on fuel type) 0.5 60* 6-8 (varies depending on fuel type) 20*

*Rate of fuel wood assumed: INR 5 per kg, Rate of commercial LPG as on date is approx INR 80 per kg.

Cooking Data:

Khichadi of 15 kg of rice + 4 kg of vegetable can be cooked in 35 min, with 2 kg of firewood.

Nano Barbeque

nano barbeque

  • Nano Barbeque is a light weight totally stainless steel barbeque for vegetarian and non-vegetarian fans of grilled food!
  • The Nano Barbeque is a totally modular system that fits in an easy to carry bag. It is very easy to assemble and use.
  • It is the world's most lightweight barbeque at only 850 gm weight, and provides 85 sq. inch of grill area.
  • Its totally stainless steel body ensures elegant look, ease of cleaning, and durability.

MRP of Nano Barbeque (Ex Factory): INR 2460 (USD 50), INR 3299 (USD 66)

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