Mike Marsolek visits Kathmandu University

June 2015- Mike Marsolek of the Seattle engineering team visits Kathmandu University to set up bench scale biogas reactors with samples of Everest climbers’ waste at Kathmandu University. This project is critical to determining if antibiotics present in the climbers’ waste will inhibit or prevent biological formation of methane and … Read More

Mt Everest Biogas Project Progress since our inception in 2010

The progress made by the Mt Everest Biogas Project since our inception in 2010 is shown in the timeline below.  We present the organizational and planning progress made in this international collaborative effort, as well as the technical progress of our ongoing design.  It will take a lot to build … Read More

Basis of Design document

This project faces the obstacles of a rugged and remote location, only fully occupied seasonally, the language barriers and cultural understanding of the team members involved and even proving the basic feasibility of such a difficult task.  There are not only extreme technical requirements that must be consistently met in … Read More