Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Institute of Graduate, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Bilecik, Turkey.

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eskisehir Technical University, Eskisehir, Turkey.

3 Department of Industrial Engineering, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Bilecik, Turkey.



Due to the increasing population growth and energy need, interest in renewable energy sources has increased in recent years. Biogas is one of the sustainable energy resources in the world. In cattle, ovine, and poultry farming, a large amount of fertilizer is produced in Afghanistan. These wastes are a big problem for businesses, and their evaluation is of great importance. One of the ways to utilize wastes is biogas production. In this study, the annual biogas and total annual heat value potential of Afghanistan, depending on the number of animals, were determined. As a result, Afghanistan's biogas potential between 2010 and 2017 is between 1172355870 m3/y and 1282692614 m3/y. It has been determined that the total annual heat value potential is between 29117122340 MJ / y and 26612478246 MJ /y. As a result, it was seen in this study that the widespread use of biogas in Afghanistan is of great importance in terms of both waste disposal and energy production


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