© 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. In this paper two alternative solar methods are evaluated for the methane generating system using the municipal solid waste, MSW in urban zones. The analytic method evaluates the use of flat solar collector; in one case they are remaining fixed and the other case they have a solar tracking system. The analytic results shown that the needs of conventional energy to the generation biogas system were minors using the solar tracking system.