[permaculture] Biogas digester plans

Bob Ewing & Jocelyn Paquette sixdegrees at baynet.net
Mon Mar 4 20:34:00 EST 2002


Greetings, i just posted my question about Jean pain and thi came in. It fits
with what i've read. I'd liek to find a copy of his book. there is a web site
but my French is too weak to understand it.  http://www.jean-pain.com/index1.htm

Bob

Harold Waldock wrote:

> The only successful project involving "simple tech" methane on the
> "temperate" home farm is rumoured to be in Jean Pain's book about forestry.
> He operated in high country in the south of France. The vague memory is that
> he developed a (patented)woodchipper that encouraged composting of the
> chips.  He ran pipes through the huge piles of chips and heated his
> greenhouse and his home and the methane producing tanks. He got all his
> woodchips from the forest fire control cuts which he was doing.




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