Sistema Biobolsa

Sistema Biobolsa

Sistema Biobolsa is a pre-fabricated biodigester that converts daily farm waste waste into renewable energy and organic fertilizer.

Product description Brand name and product description

Sistema Biobolsa is a continuous flow, tubular, prefabricated, modular, flexible biodigester. The system is composed of pre-fabricated components in order to optimize packaging, transportation and easy installation. It is easy to operate and maintain, and has a long durability.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The primary market is Mexico. Sistema Biobolsa is also developing in Central America with a main office in Nicaragua. Pilot projects and expansion include projects in Honduras, Haiti, Cuba, Peru, as well as in India and East Africa.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The product is distributed by Sistema Biobolsa itself and a network of distributors in all the targeted regions in Mexico and Nicaragua.

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

The market price for the Biobolsa is in the range of 1,328 –  13, 808 USD, depending on the size of the product. Sistema Biobolsa offers with Kiva a 0% interest loan on up to 12 months to pay for the product. The payback time is estimated between 2-3 years.

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

Viogaz in Costa Rica for small scale biodigestors; Lombritec in Mexico; Rotoplast in Colombia; Nopalimex and Bioworks for larger-scale biogas in Mexico.

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

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy



Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Farmers that professionally produce and sell milk, cheese or animal fattening with access to local and national markets. Average annual income of the target users is $7,000 USD. The farmers should have more than 100 animals and over 7 hectares of farmland to use the smallest Biobolsa system.


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