Why use nopal ?.
The cactus has excellent molecular characteristics which allows to deliver a large amount of biogas in a very short time, in comparative terms for the same volume of biogas nopal degrades 5-10 times faster than animal manure, it allows a single computer is 5 to 10 times more productive. Also it not produces hydrogen sulfide which when burned in contact with air becomes sulfur
What is the yield per hectare?
Cactus is an extraordinary plant with a modern irrigation, two or three crops per year, can deliver continuously from 800 to 1,200 tons of biomass / year, in terms of energy equivalent to 35 kw / ha x 24 hx 365 days.
What is the cost of a standard project?
Assuming there is water and the land is suitable for development of nopal. For a project of 1 MW has cost some US1.500.000 including plantations, equipment, etc. facilities assessment, the payback assuming a value of power sale dollars US80 / MWh would be within 2 years.