Tag Archives: Biofuel

Biomass, the forgotten option

It needs the support that solar and wind energy receive. India is a biomass-rich country. It is said that availability of agro residues is to the tune of around 600-700 million tonnes. Traditionally, a lot of biomass is used in … Continue reading

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How A 75-Million-Gallon Plant In Italy Heralds The Rise Of A More Efficient Kind Of Biofuel

CREDIT: BETA RENEWABLES The world’s first plant able to produce cellulosic biofuel at commercial scale using enzymatic conversion recently opened in Crescentino, Italy. When it’s fully up and running, the plant is expected to deliver 75 million liters (just shy of 20 million … Continue reading

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Biomass power plants cut output in Tamil Nadu

Demand comes down due to State’s power restrictions on HT consumers The relaxation of power cut restrictions on high tension (HT) consumers can also lead to problems for some. Since the middle of August when the State government lifted the … Continue reading

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Study on the sustainability of Biomass based power generation in Karnataka TERI – 2013

Biomass is a renewable resource and estimated to be surplus across the country. It has been identified as a potential source for power generation. Biomass is derived from the by-products of various resources like agricultural crops such as paddy, corn and sugarcane, wood … Continue reading

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Biomass-based power producers seek interest subvention

Biomass-based power producers have knocked on the doors of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for lobbying with the Ministry of Finance for a 2 per cent interest subvention for the loans taken by them. The Indian Biomass Power … Continue reading

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