A demonstration on the process of biogas production was the highlight of the one-day workshop on Energy Efficient Technologies in Biogas sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology that was recently conducted at Excel Engineering College, Komarapalayam.

Professor Dr. G. Nagarajan from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Anna University who spoke on biogas utilization in internal combustion engines said that biogas was a superior alternative source in terms of economy and energy efficiency.

He also dwelt in great detail on specific fuel consumption rate of biogas and its applications in IC engines, performance efficiency improvement and the need for changing the fuel for automobiles. Chairman of Excel Group of Institutions A. K. Natesan spoke on the global demand for fuels and importance of implementing biogas units.