On its way to a targeted 175GW of renewable energy installations by 2022, India has now surpassed 50GW of deployment, according to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). Wind power leads with close to 60% of total all renewable energy generation. Solar accounts for nearly 18% of… read more →
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ArSta eco the Karnataka based renewable energy and biocarbon company have got approval from Government of Karnataka for setting up a 1.2 MW Biomass based power plant at Tiptur Karnataka. The company has developed a pyrolysis based technology that thermally breaks down any carbon rich biomass and converts… read more →
Punjab has the potential to generate about 2,000 MW of power using biomass alone. They have recently developed 150 MW of projects on biomass but they have potential to generate about 2000 MW. That is the kind of biomass available. Presently, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar… read more →
Thai Solar Energy Co Ltd has decided to expand its renewable energy portfolio by investing in the construction of biomass power plants with a combined capacity of 22.2 MW. The Thai solar power company said that its board has approved the acquisition of a 70% stake in Oscar Save The World Co Ltd, which… read more →
A public-private initiative could soon lead to commercial introduction of hygienic fish drier run on solar and biomass energy. The initiative has proved to be a success in Mangaluru during trials. Fish dried in solar-cum-biomass hybrid driers were free from foreign bodies and pathogenic micro organisms.… read more →
Enel Green Power has begun construction on its “Cornia 2? geothermal power plant in Tuscany. When complete, this will be what the company believes is the first plant in the world that will use biomass to heat the geothermal steam as a means to increase energy efficiency as well as electricity output… read more →
Merck, a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in the pharmaceutical, chemical and life science sectors, commissioned a climate-neutral co-generation plant at its production site in Goa, India. In doing so, Merck is underscoring its commitment to climate protection and energy… read more →
A biomass power plant will be set up in Chittagong soon to generate 10 megawatts of electricity with an initial investment of $16 million. Renewable Energy Sources Sdn Bhad of Malaysia and Well Trade of Bangladesh yesterday joined hands for the plant that will generate electricity from biomass by using… read more →
World's first renewable energy plant to combine geothermal and biomass is underway after Enel announced the biomass unit has begun construction adjacent to existing Cornia 2 geothermal plant. The biomass unit will be fed with locally sourced forest biomass to fuel the 5 MW boiler that will add 37 GWh… read more →
At the India Clean Cookstove Forum (ICCF) 2014, held in New Delhi recently, it was recommended that there be an immediate shift from the use of biomass fuels to cooking stoves at Indian kitchens. Over 145 million Indian households use traditional stoves for their daily cooking, and depend on biomass… read more →