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Table 3 Major reasons for choosing the available energy options

From: Factors influencing the adoption of biogas digesters in rural Ethiopia

Energy type Observation Percentage Major reasons
Firewood 61 20.33 - Suitable for injera baking
- Preferable for coffee preparation in rural areas
- Traditionally known for cooking and lighting
Charcoal 119 39.67 - Compatible for cooking stew
- Culturally accepted for making coffee
- Efficient for baking bread
Biogas 65 21.67 - Suitable for cooking and lighting
- Low cost once installed
- Replaces the high cost of purchasing for firewood and charcoal
Dung 55 18.33 - Its availability at home and outside
- Cheap or no cost with its easily accessibility
- Used for cooking bread, baking injera, and making coffee