The (B)pack is a portable biogas storage system that connects to biogas cookstoves.
The (B)pack by (B)energy is a portable energy storage system designed to store biogas when connected to a biogas digester. The storage pack’s modular design operates through pressure equalization between the backpack and any biogas digester. The backpack straps allow transport of the (B)pack to facilitate the sale of biogas. When used for cooking the (B)pack is connected to a biogas stove and the gas is pushed out by placing a weight on the bag.
This product is distributed by (B)energy
Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
People living in rural Africa, Asia, and Latin America who would like to use biogas as an energy source but still require a vessel for storage, transportation, and use.
The Biogas Backpack is manufactured on a per demand basis at their facility in Ethiopia.
Users can obtain the product/service directly from (B)energy, through their website, email, or phone inquiry.
While the exact number is unknown, (B)packs have been deployed in Benin, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Malawi, India, and Kenya for schools, neighborhood businesses, and refugee sites.
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The size of this system
The Biogas Backpack has a width of 1.6 m and a length of 2.0 m. The product weighs 3.5 kg and has a capacity of 1 m3, and is equipped with a ball valve and 2 backpack straps. The biogas backpack can be filled with gas produced by separate methane tanks, where animal droppings or food waste are added. Once the tank produces enough methane gas, the gas can be piped out via metal pipes or other tubing and transferred into the balloon-like Biogas Backpack, which can be carried on your back like a backpack.
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There are no replaceable components.
Testing performed by TÜV for safety and user interaction features.
Potential hazards related to the operation of this product include transporting flammable gases.
The (B)pack is TÜV tested, thus certified to be safe for the storage and transport of biogas.
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