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  • n. Dried cow dung used directly as fuel or as a source of gas


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  • It's a cheap and fairly simple process that consists of collecting the dung called "gobar" in Hindi, squishing it into patties, and leaving it to bake under the scorching Indian sun.

    Got Milk...and Dung, and Urine

  • World Changing had an article about gobar-gas and solar cookers in India.

    The Speculist: Here Comes The Sun

  • The "horizontal KVIC gobar gas plant", which is similar in design, works perfectly with high gas production.

    5. Design of biogas plants

  • At MCRC, work is continuing on cultural photosynthetic bacteria on gobar gas effluent in inexpensive, sealed PVC bags.

    Chapter 24

  • And the Gobardhua (from _gobar_, cowdung) collect the droppings of cattle on the threshing-floors and wash out and eat the undigested grain.

    The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II

  • KVIC was also diversifying its bio-technology industry from making solely gobar gas earlier to manufacturing vermi-composting, bio-manure, and power generation through wind sources.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • (Souten), "Bhains poonch uthayegi to gaana to nahin gaayegi, gobar hi degi" (Aaj Ka Arjun) "Nanga nahayega kya aur nichodega kya" (Dulhe Raja).


  • PCB declares Yousuf, Razzaq eligible for selection in national team Cricket venkatananth These very jokers pronounced their judgment on Test cricket before the Ashes and got gobar on their faces.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Taibbi's "The Great American Bubble Machine" (Rolling Stone, July 2009): gobar gas --- alternative fuel source what concerns me is that the hoo haa over climate change/global warming/whatever is diminishing the concerns we still face regarding environmental degradation, shrinking natural resources, biosphere and life extinction and all the other things that polluting our planet has caused. whether its a puff of hot air in the sky or a piss in the bucket or a oil leak at the bottom of the ocean the bottom line is that we're messing up the only planet we have right now oh yeah, god made the earth only 6 years ago and he's on holiday today, its sunday re: my skepticism of carbon tax and cap-and-trade

    FriendFeed - georgeh

  • In its 120 acres, it has few cottages made with eco-friendly construction methods, a small space to process, manufacture and sell health foods, a common kitchen that cooks on health food principles, a gobar (cow dung) gas plant that supplies cooking gas to the kitchen, a wind mill and a few solar panels that generate the electricity for the campus, a cow shed that houses a few cows, some fruit trees and tons of self generated greenery.



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