SimGas GesiShamba


The GesiShamba is a modular fixed dome biogas system developed to use recycled waste from rural farms and households.

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The GesiShamba is a modular fixed dome biogas system developed by SimGas for rural households. The system provides energy from recycled waste and produces a bio-fertilizer slurry for farms and gardens, the system can also be used for co-digestion of biodegradable materials.


Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

SimGas and their partner Silafrica Tanzania Ltd.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

In Tanzania and Kenya the 6 m3 system is available for 2.7 M TZS or 124,000 KES respectively (approx. $1,200 USD). Installment payments and credit plans available, were the payback period of the system is less than 2 years. Customers can opt to choose a monthly payment model and pay $45 USD per month (depending on the loan offer) and an upfront payment of $150 USD.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Few manufactured systems appear to be on the market in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The product also competes with other biogas systems like ADRA Cold Climate Biogas Plant; ARTI Biogas Plant, Sistema Biobolsa, FlexiBiogas,and Rehau Home Gas.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

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