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Five bio-mass power projects to be set up in Haryana

The Haryana Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four independent power producers for setting up five bio-mass power projects of 51 MW capacity involving an investment of Rs. 230 crore.

Senior officers said on Tuesday that out of these, two projects are likely to be commissioned soon.

The annual budget of the Renewable Energy Department had increased tremendously over the years and was pegged at Rs. 42.43 crore for 2012-13, they added.

Moreover, projects of one MW had been set up by Ashoka Distillery and Chemicals at Hathin and three MW by Globus Spirit at Samalakha respectively to produce electricity from distillery waste.

Also, 11 projects of 24.95 MW capacity through cogeneration route had been set up in the industries for generation of power from agricultural waste.

Under the Jawahar Lal Nehru National Solar Mission, eight projects of 7.8 MW capacity had already been commissioned which included seven projects of one MW each at village Nandha (district Bhiwani), Badhour (district Panchkula), Balsamand, (district Hisar), Panchaota (district Mahendergarh), Sarakpur(district Panchkula), Kumthala(district Sirsa), Nigana (district Rohtak) and 0.8 MW Project in village Silarpurmehta (district Mahendergarh), they added.

Under the off-grid programme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, solar power projects of 541.45 KW capacity had been set up in 30 private sector and government offices.

source 8/8/12


2.4.4 Biomass-based Power

 

Biomass can be used instead of fossil fuels such as coal, oil or natural gas – as the feedstock to produce electricity. India being an agrarian country, there is easy availability of agricultural biomass which can be used to generate energy.

 

There are multiple ways to produce power from biomass. The three primary routes are: Combustion, Gasification and Anaerobic Digestion.

·         Combustion is easy to understand – instead of using coal or other fossil fuel, use biomass to produce steam that runs a turbine. Combustion of biomass for power could either be in the form of co-firing (when it is burned along with coal) or pure play biomass based combustion.

·         In the case of gasification, the biomass is first gasified into a mixture of organic gases, and this gas turn produces power in a gas engine.

·         Anaerobic digestion is usually applied to biomass that have a high amount of water in them (anaerobic digestion is most used for treating organic waste such as kitchen waste and sewage waste into energy). Under this route, microorganisms (bacteria) act upon the organic matter present in the biomass under anaerobic (absence of air) and convert it into biogas, which comprises predominantly methane.

                          

 

Total available potential

23.7 GW (EAI estimates peg it at about 25-30 GW) – cogeneration 7-10 GW, agro-residues – 17 GW

 

Exploited potential

ü  Biomass Direct - Combustion 1192 MW (approx)

ü  Biomass Direct - Gasification 153 MW (approx)

ü  Bagasse Cogeneration – 2079.73 MW installed

ü  The total installed capacity is 3424.73 MW (Aug 2012)

 

Projected capacity

EAI Estimates suggest India could have a total biomass installed capacity of over 10,000 MW by 2022, with growth coming from both cogeneration and agro residues.

 

Government incentives

ü  Customs duty exemption/reduction on parts of biomass operated electricity generator

ü  Excise duty exemption on parts of biomass operated Electricity generator

ü  Exemption in central sales tax

ü  80 % accelerated depreciation in the first year on selective components

ü  Income tax holiday for ten years

ü  Power sector reforms have encouraged investment in grid-connected biomass projects.

ü  Up to 90% for rural electrification projects

 

Investments

In the current Five Year Plan period (2007 to 2012), the government’s target for biomass power capacity is 1780 MW, with 500 MW from cogeneration plants

 

Challenges

ü  Feedstock supply and price security

ü  Channeling of sugarcane bagasse for alternative uses such as paper production

ü  Barriers in obtaining land for biomass cultivation for large scale applications (competition with food grain production)

 

Cost of power generation

Cost of electricity production – Rs 3-4/kWh. This includes all costs, including capital depreciation, O&M, insurance and interest costs. This cost could increase over the years as the cost of biomass increases

 


 

Biomass Power in India – Now and Future

 

Parameter

Now (2012)

Future (2020)

Distributed electricity generation

Biomass Power (agro-wastes/residues) has a minor contribution of 13% of the total grid connected renewables while it contributes to nearly 73% of off-grid power.

Estimates of potential in the future for power from biomass in India varies from about 18,000 - 50,000 MW

Use in co-firing in power plants

Fewer than 1% of power plants use biomass

A much larger proportion of plants will be powered by biomass

Use of feedstock

Primarily waste biomass and assorted

Dedicated energy crops

Related revenue streams

Some additional revenue streams already present

A more established end user market for co-products

Standalone renewable power source?

Primarily standalone mode

Will be used in conjunction with other renewable electricity sources






*Opportunities galore for entrepreneurs in biofuelsWith the demand for non-renewable sources increasing, the biofuelsbusiness is opening new opportunities for entrepreneurs. Several countries, including India, have started attending to biofuels to counter pollution and reduce their dependence on fossil fuels. The businesspotential of biofuels for entrepreneurship activities in India is huge, and can be expected to grow at a faster pace in the years to come.

According to Dr Alok Adholeya, director, biotechnology & management of bioresources, TERI, “currently almost 70 per cent of India’s crude oil requirement is imported, which is expected to increase to 90 per cent by 2030.” According to Aswathi Muralidharan in an article, “Opportunities in biofuels,” this massive dependence on imports coupled with the price volatility of oil, which has been fluctuating from the current $40 a barrel to $147 a barrel in the recent past, may lead to biofuels playing an important role in reducing our dependence on imports in future.

In this regard, our National Biofuels Policy mandates 20 per cent of all diesel and petrol demand to be met by using plant-based rather than fossil-based diesel by 2017. According to Deepak Desai of Business Brains Consultants, at present, India’s biofuel production is not even enough to cater to 5 per cent of the demand. Still, India has been the fourth largest producer of ethanol, after the US, Brazil, and China, it being mainly used for the manufacture of beverages. This usage has been a major barrier in producing fuel-grade ethanol. However, keeping in mind the government mandate and the demand it is likely to create, there is ample opportunity for entrepreneurs in entering this sector of economy.

According to Muralidharan, in addition to bioenthanol, biodiesel can be produced from both oilseed crops, such as sunflower and soybeans, and animal fat. However, Jatropha is the preferred feedstock for production of biodiesel in India, especially because it is non-edible and has a smaller gestation period of two to three years, compared to other plants. Still, the supply of biodiesel in India is not present in large quantities, as the potential of Jatropha has recently been realized. However, this potential provides vast number of entrepreneurial opportunities to our farmers as well as agriculturalists.

Second, according to Muralidharan, algae as a source of biodiesel also appear as promising for entrepreneurial activities. That is because the use of oilseeds is a temporary phase that will be good for over a decade or two. After this, finding land to grow oilseeds for biodiesel will be a problem. According to Dr Adholeya, one can then get into the production of second- and third-generation biofuels, which includes algae. Also, producing biodiesel from algae has a secondary benefit: algae consume carbon dioxide as a nutrient. Thus, algae-based biodiesel production also helps to reduce carbon emissions and solve the global-warming challenge.

Furthermore, according to Muralidharan, technology is one significant barrier that an entrepreneur is likely to face while entering these entrepreneurship opportunities. The biofuels technology area is very complex, and hence focus on viable and innovative technology becomes imperative for any entrepreneur. According to Shashank Inamdar, MD & CEO, Praj Industries, “the key lies in structuring the business model to integrate the supply chain — right from feedstock to securing contract for end-products and adoption of futuristic technologies.”

Muralidharan also believes that another entry barrier is proof of performance. Most biofuel plants need customisation as they have several variables in their performance. Hence, according to Inamdar, it is essential that the entrepreneur has vast experience, data bank, and references at his disposal for these entrepreneurship opportunities to be fully exploited.

Finally, the role of educational institutions in promoting entrepreneurship activities in the renewable energy area cannot be neglected. IIT Kharagpur has been working on bioenergy research for several decades now and recently launched the PK Sinha Centre for BioEnergy (PKSCB). The PKSCB in its endeavour to promote bioenergy is harnessing the potential of young minds and encouraging entrepreneurship in this direction. In this regard, the young IITians are working toward the development and betterment of the rural masses. IIT Kharagpur has the unique advantage of deploying this skill to enhance the life of these rural masses along with promoting entrepreneurship. PKSCB is currently exploring ways to adopt a few villages around the campus in order to help make them self-sufficient and sustainable energy-wise, which is likely to be a boon for the local economy, in general.
http://wrd.mydigitalfc.com/entrepreneurship/opportunities-galore-entrepreneurs-biofuels-911

Company for generating power using biomass 

Company for generating power using biomass by MNRE

In a bid to encourage renewable energy sources of power generation in India, the union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is looking at setting up a company for biomass-based power generation and promotion on the lines of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).


The proposed company would focus on promotion and generation of biomass-based power and execute projects in the country. "We are focusing to promote biomass-based power generation in the country. For this, the ministry is planning to set up a company for biomass energy same as we set up SECI last year," said Tarun Kapoor, joint secretary, MNRE on the sidelines of 11th Green Power conference in Ahmedabad on Thursday.


 

  


According to MNRE data, currently biomass availability in India is estimated at about 500 millions tones per year, while studies have estimated surplus biomass availability at about 120–150 million tones per annum, covering agricultural and forestry residues corresponding to a potential of about 18,000 Mw of power generation.


It may be noted here that MNRE had set up Solar Energy Corporation of India on September 2011 under section-25 of the Companies Act, 1956 with an aim to set up state-sponsored solar power projects in the country.


"Of the over 200,000 Mw of installed power generation capacities in India, nearly 12 per cent or 25,000 Mw is generated from renewable sources. Looking at the growing need for electricity and issues faced in the conventional power generation, we need to increase our focus on renewable sources," said Kapoor.


The ministry has set a target to achieve 30,000 Mw of renewable energy generation capacities in India in the current five-year plan. However, the estimated investment is pegged at Rs 2.5 lakh crore. The ministry is exploring possibilities of setting up a fund aimed at renewable energy generation. "We are also looking to set up a fund for renewable energy generation," said the official.


Also, the ministry is working on a possibility to offer special subsidy for rooftop solar projects. "Rooftop solar projects has to take off in such a manner that people can generate power for their own use from their rooftops and sell the surplus power directly into the grid, without storing in batteries. For this, we are coming out with a separate subsidy scheme to give a push to rooftops," he said.


According to him, cost of solar rooftops would be around Rs 8 to 9 per unit and with subsidy, it can come down to Rs 5 to 6 per unit.


It may be noted here that Gujarat has already started a pilot project for rooftop solar power generation in the state capital Gandhinagar with generation capacity of 5 Mw on a public-private partnership model.


Meanwhile, the state government is also looking at spreading the project in other cities and towns of the state. "We are working with 20 municipalities and seven municipal corporations in the state to roll out the rooftop solar power generation projects. We are aiming at solar power generation to the tune of 100-200 Mw from this initiative," said D P Joshi, director, Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) during the conference.


On the solar energy front, few states including Gujarat, Rajasthan Maharashtra, Karnataka and Chhattisgarh were found to be doing well, while some others including Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have also taken up initiatives at their respective states, informed the central government official.

http://www.eai.in/360/actionbar/news/5804


Algae converts at a very high efficiency into biocrude, as it has lots of caloric value and happens to have the same molecular structure as petroleum. So out of all the whole biomass sources, algae is probably the most efficiently converted to biocrude.

Algae to Biofuel Technology
  Can you give me some background on how this technology was developed?

OriginOil has always been a technology company, but initially we targeted the end to end process – both growth and harvesting.

Then, in late 2008 my Nicholas Eckelberry invented the process we later called Single Step Extraction™, and we realized that while there are many growth technologies, there are few harvesting solutions, and ours was really promising.

We spent a year and a half getting the basic design together, and then a company called MBD Technology came along from Australia. They were funded to make a LOT of algae, and they realized that they had to have a scalable way to get the algae out of the water and ruptured for downstream use, and they basically persuaded us to go into the field with them.

We started working with them in June 2010, and by December they had pronounced our technology a success, and early in the following year they ordered progressively larger systems, which we have been delivering since then.

With MBD, we have attained a scale appropriate to modular algae production. In other words, you’re not going to have one giant algae pond, you’ll have a series of smaller ones, and our harvesters (at 100K gallons/day) are appropriately sized to reach service one typical pond.

What kind of barriers had development of this kind of technology faced before, and how were they overcome?

The algae industry has been favored by very high priced products (nutritional and pharmaceutical applications) and so there wasn’t the drive to really cut energy and operating costs.

With the new huge, lower-cost markets, you have to have low-cost production; and if it’s for fuel, you can’t expend more energy than you get out of it. This really brings to the forefront the biggest challenge in algae: the fact that it lives in a tremendous amount of water – a water-algae ratio as great as 1000 to 1.

So a new technology was needed to get the algae out of the water economically, at large scale and with very low energy expense. Also, the process had to be chemical-free so as to enable re-use of the water.

OriginOil’s process satisfies all these requirements. There is no other process that does – (see the comparative matrix below)

 

Can you walk me through the process of how oil is extracted from algae?

Right now, fuel is being made from the vegetable oil portion of algae (for example, the big sale of algae biofuel to the US Navy by Solazyme in Dec 2011), but extracting the whole algae from the water is better.

You then process the whole algae concentrate into fuel or other products.

Our role is simple: first we run the extraction stage, and then the concentration stage. This is our Solids Out of Solution™ or SOS process.

(Please see the figure below).

 

 

  1. In the extraction stage, we use our Single Step Extraction™ process to make the algae (or other organic solid) come out of solution. Now it’s solids floating around in the water.

(Imagine that you have made a pot of coffee, but now you want to pull the coffee back out. In this step, we are making the coffee particles stick to each other so they become visible in the water.)

  1. In the concentration stage, we use a flotation process to push all of the solids to the surface where they are easily raked off.

The water below is now relatively clear and can be reused immediately (in the case of algae production) or can be further processed to ground water quality (as in the case of oil and gas water cleanup).

(In the coffee analogy, you now push all the coffee solids to the surface, and you’re left with clear water below.)

It’s chemical-free, very low-energy, and can be operated in a continuous flow mode.

Now what you have coming out of this is a sludge or concentrate that is still 80-90% water. But now it’s economical to use centrifuges and filters to remove the rest of the water, if desired.

To make biocrude from algae, you actually want to keep a certain amount of water. So you would get the concentrate to about 40% solids and then you would put it through a hydroconversion process of some kind. For example, a process like CRI’s which creates true distillates from biomass.

What grade of crude is the resulting end product?

You get biocrude which is functionally identical to light sweet crude oil.

Usage of water and contamination of water have been issues since the fracking boom began. How much water is used in algae harvesting versus fracking?

Algae is an aquatic species, so great quantities of water are used. However, this water can be waste water, or brackish, or ocean water. So there isn’t a comparison with frack water, which must be fresh.

What are the advantages of algae versus other biofuels?

Algae converts at a very high efficiency into biocrude, as it has lots of caloric value and happens to have the same molecular structure as petroleum. So out of all the whole biomass sources, algae is probably the most efficiently converted to biocrude.

Can you give an update on the use of algae in carbon capture and storage? Is this what the Australia and other overseas projects are focused on?

Yes, carbon capture and storage (or carbon capture and re-use) are strong in other countries and in Australia, very strong. The scale of the power station site operated by our partner MBD Energy is being dramatically expanded.

Our project in France is being driven directly by an energy regulation for large buildings, RT 2020.

As a pure technology company, we are less constrained by location, so we can adapt easily to where algae is being supported as it develops the scale needed to succeed.

Can you predict a timeline for the development and implementation of Algae biofuel production over the next 5 years or so?

We are seeing complete acceptance and commercialization of algae for high-end applications such as nutrition and cosmetics. However that relies on older processing technology. The bigger market for chemicals and fuels needs new techniques now proven in pilot stages. The next stage is scale-up, which will take the remainder of the decade.

What do governing bodies need to do to support this advancement and what parts of the world are at the forefront?

Primary need is for R&D support, and for large entities (such as the military) to guarantee offtakes. Despite congressional opposition, this is moving forward in the USA, mainly due to the courage and commitment of the Dept. of Defense. Australia is probably the furthest along as it has a carbon tax that can be applies to algae development.

We also see growing momentum in Japan, due to the problems there with nuclear and with toxins. Algae production both remediates toxins and produces fuel and chemicals. We expect to see a great deal of activity from Japan.

Additionally, Thailand and other Asian countries are showing strong momentum. East Asia in general, including China, are showing great promise. Finally, India, with Reliance Industries at the forefront, has momentum.

 

Riggs Eckelberry is OriginOil, Inc.’s President and CEO.  In January of 2011, Riggs Eckelberry was named to the Advisory Board of the National Algae Association for his leadership in the field of algal biofuels technology. Mr. Eckelberry is a member of the Algal Biomass Organization, is a Corporate Advisor to the Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Organization (IREO), and in September 2009, OriginOil presented the industry’s first-ever comprehensive algae production model, developed with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) of the Department of Energy. OriginOil is publicly-traded: OOIL. 





HAREDA invites offers for empanelment of Consultant and Experts in the areas of biomass and biomass/bagasse co-generation projects


HARYANA RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (HAREDA)

(Department of Renewable Energy, Govt. of Haryana)

SCO No. 48, Sector 26, Chandigarh- 160019

Tel.: 0172-2790918, 2791917, 2792119 Fax: 0172- 2790928

Email: drehareda@gmail.com   website: www.hareda.gov.in


The Haryana Government would set up five biomass projects costing Rs 230 crore to generate about 51 MW of power for which it has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with four companies. Two of these projects would soon be completed, a spokesman of Renewable Energy Department said here today. He also said that the State Government had set up four Micro-Hydro power projects which have started generation. These included a six MW power project in Dadupur, district Yamuna Nagar costing Rs 58 crore, a 2 MW project in Gogripur, Karnal at a cost of Rs 22 crore, a Rs 16 crore project at Musapur, Karnal to generate 1.4 MW power and another project of 1.4 MW at Khukhni in district Karnal. He said that a total of 164 MW of power is being generated in the State through renewable energy sources and 93.9 MW power generation has been added during the tenure of present government. With a view to create awareness among students and common people about devices based on renewable energy and energy conservation, government has set up 21 energy parks at district level with at a cost of Rs 1.80 crore, he said. The Haryana Government had also started a scheme to provide grant-in-aid to the people in the State and its employees residing in Chandigarh to set up solar water heating system. Under this scheme, a grant of Rs 4000 is given for setting up of 100 litre solar water heater and Rs 8000 for 200 liter solar water heater. Grants amounting to Rs 1.70 crore have so far been given under the scheme thus benefitting 1440 families. more http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/haryana-to-invest-rs-230-cr-in-5-biomass-power-projects/1001930.html


* Application for capital subsidy for biomass cogen - non baggasse plant in Haryana plus central financial assistance for biomass plant in haryana - application form http://hareda.gov.in//store/document/hareda230141580.pdf


*PROCEDURE & GUIDELINES 

for setting up of

BIOMASS POWER PROJECTS

Under

SELF IDENTIFIED CATEGORY






ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

(i) The Independent Power Producer (IPP)  must have minimum per 

annum turn over of Rs. 2.00 crore/MW & Net worth of Rs. 5.00 crore 

in any of the last three years. 

(ii) In case of applications submitted by consortium of firms, all the 

participating firms should jointly meet the financial eligibility criteria 

for each site. 

(iii) For timely & efficient implementation of the projects,  only maximum 

two projects shall be allocated to any firm.  

(iv) The proposal should be site specific with name of the village, land 

available, land ownership papers in the name of the IPP.   

(v) The capacity of the proposed projects should not be more than 80% 

of the potential available in the proposed block as per biomass 

assessment report or biomass assessment report of HAREDA 


4.1  Power Generation from biomass. 

A potential of generation of 1400 MW of power through biomass exists in 

the State. The State Govt. is committed to exploit this potential.   

4.2  Power Generation through bagasse co-generation  

To harness the potential of cogeneration in cooperative / private sector 

sugar mills which is estimated to be 100 to 150 MW.

In Haryana http://hareda.gov.in//store/document/hareda225665176.pdf



*YEARWISE PROGRESS OF BIOMASS POWER GENERATION IN HARYANA (MW)

http://hareda.gov.in//store/document/hareda232341752.pdf


* BIOMASS POWER PROJECTS ALLOTED BY THE STATE GOVT

http://hareda.gov.in//store/document/hareda234724313.pdf


*Programme on “Biomass Gasifier for industries” http://hareda.gov.in//store/document/hareda229175387.pdf



Biomass gasifier system is basically a reactor in which wood chips/cotton stalks and other woody biomass is burnt in a controlled quantity of air to produce combustible gas generally known as producer gas. This gas can be used as fuel for thermal applications or after cooling and cleaning can be used for electrical applications.

The thermal and electrical requirement can be met through the gasification technology by using waste biomass/wood. There are three types of options to use gasifiers to meet the captive thermal/electrical requirements as per detail given below:-

  • Dual fuel mode in which the gas from the gasifier system is fed to the normal diesel genset to replace the diesel upto 70%. Average cost of generation is Rs. 8.00/Kwh.
  • 100% gas engine mode in which the engine is operated with producer gas from gasifier system only for generation of electricity. Average cost of generation is Rs. 5-6/Kwh.
  • Thermal mode in which the producer gas from the gasifier system is directly used in the burners for thermal application.

This technology is successful for small capacity power generation from few Kw to upto 1 MW capacity. Also, most of the gasifiers available in the country can use only one type of biomass i.e either solid or loose biomass. Approx. 1.40 Kg of biomass is required for generation of 1 Kwh.

 

BIOMASS gassifier for Industries - amendment

1.0 Implementation Strategy:

1.1 Programme Implementing Agencies / Organizations: Project proposals as per

guidelines could be submitted online / directly to the Ministry by State Nodal agencies /

Departments, Energy Service Companies (ESCOs), Co-operatives, Panchayats, SHGs, NGOs,

manufacturers, entrepreneurs, independent power producers, promoters & developers, etc.

1.2 Submission & Approval Process:

1.2.1 The following methodology would be followed for submission and approval of

project proposals:

i. Programme Implementing Agencies / Organizations as given in para 1.1 above

will submit proposals to the Ministry with requisite information for gasifier based

captive power and thermal applications in industries as per indicative proforma

given at Annexure – I, II & III.

ii. A Project Advisory Committee (PAC) set up by the Ministry would evaluate and

recommend the proposals for issue of in-principle approval based on the

programme guidelines, project details, commissioning schedule. PAC would

consider in-principle approval for the projects cumulatively costing up to 125%

of the approved budgetary allocation for the given year.

2.0 Central Financial Assistance (CFA)

Central Financial Assistance in the form of capital subsidy would be provided to

biomass gasifier projects in industries and other provisions are given below:

2.1 Capital subsidy for Biomass Gasifiers for thermal and electrical applications

i) Rs.2.0 lakh / 300 KWth for thermal applications.

ii) Rs.2.5 lakh / 100 KWe (for electrical applications through dual fuel engines.

iii) Rs.10.00 lakhs / 100 Kwe for 100% producer gas engines with gasifier system.

iv) Rs. 8.00 lakhs / 100 Kwe for 100% producer gas engine alone.2

2.2 Capital Subsidy for deployment of biomass Gasifiers with 100% producer gas

engines in Institutions for captive use:

i) Rs. 15.00 lakhs / 100 Kwe for 100% producer gas engines with gasifier system

ii) Rs. 10.00 lakhs / 100 Kwe for 100% producer gas engines alone

2.3       Incentives / service charges to SNAs.

Incentives / service charges @ Rs.1.00 lakh / MWe (or equivalent) would be provided

to SNAs on pro-rata basis, subject to a ceiling of Rs.5.00 lakh / project, for their active

involvement in promoting Biomass Power projects.

2.4 The capital subsidy will be considered subject to the following :-

i) The amount of capital subsidy would be calculated on the basis of installed

capacity;

ii) CFA would be limited to a maximum capacity of 5 MW, irrespective of the

installed capacity of the project.

iii) In case of Special Category States (NE Region, Sikkim, J&K, Himachal Pradesh

and Uttaranchal), 20% higher capital subsidy  than that for General Category

States would be provided.

3.0 Pattern of Release of funds:

i. After receipt of the verification and commissioning report and other requisite

documents / reports from the verification agency as stated in para 4.0 below, the

case would be processed for sanction for the payment of eligible CFA after taking

IFD’s concurrence and approval of the competent authority.

ii. CFA as applicable under the scheme will be disbursed post-commissioning

through one installment directly to the promoters or lending institutions / FIs after

receipt of commissioning & verification reports and submission of the requisite

documents / reports.

iii. The service charges for Independent Verification Agency (IVA) or State Nodal

Agencies (SNAs), as the case may be would be provided after commissioning and

certification by the designated agencies as per guidelines. The service charges

would be provided to the designated agencies, including the state nodal agencies

and FIs including banks to cover their expenses.

source



Programme on “Biomass Co-generation (non-bagasse) in Industry” for

implementation during the year 2011 – 12- Sanction regarding.


 Sanction of the Government of India for  implementation

of the Programme on “Biomass Co-generation (non-bagasse) in Industry” during the

year 2011-12 at a total outlay of Rs.12..00 crore  (Rupees Twelve crore only).  The details of

the programme component, implementation methodology, financial assistance, release of

funds and monitoring mechanism are given in the Appendix.

2. The objective of the Programme is to encourage the deployment of biomass cogeneration systems in industry for meeting their captive thermal and electrical energy

requirements with supply of surplus power to the grid, to conserve the use of fossil fuels for

captive requirements in industry, to bring about reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in

industry and to create awareness about the potential and benefits of alternative modes of

energy generation in industry.  Under the programme, financial assistance/support would be

provided in respect of the following activities:

i)    Biomass Co-generation (non-bagasse) projects for meeting captive heat and power

requirements of industry.

ii)   Awareness creation activities such as organization of business meets, seminars,

workshops, orientation and training programmes, publication of newsletters, etc.

iii)    Promotional activities such as potential / resource assessment, technology validation,

strategic studies, industry-wise / sectoral studies and performance monitoring and

evaluation etc.

3.      Each proposal will be examined and concurred in by Integrated Finance Division of the

Ministry on case to case basis.

.4. Physical target for the year 2011-12 80 MW

5. The expenditure on the scheme will be met from the budget provisions given below:


‘2810’ The Expenditure is debitable to Demand No.68,

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy,

Major Head ‘2810’ New and Renewable Energy,

101 – Grid Interactive and Distributed Renewable Power

02 – Off Grid / Distributed & Decentralized Renewable Power

03- Bio Power – Biomass Co-generation (non-bagasse) in Industry

.31 Grants in Aid Rs. 00.50 crore

.33 Subsidy Rs. 11.50 crore

Total   Rs.12.00 crore

source


BIOMASS POWER PROJECTS ALLOTED BY THE HARYANA STATE GOVT. 



              Haryana is an agricultural rich State with a potential abundance of crop residues and processing residues available for generation of productive energy both for captive industrial use and for grid supply of surplus electricity. Biomass can be produced from crop residues, agro industries residues, waste from barren un-cultivable land and forest.

             This biomass can be used for generation of steam & electricity through cogeneration technology. Co-generation as a technology has been in existing for over several decades now, but was not given due attention by the industrial sector as cheap power and fuel were abundantly available.   However, after the 1970, the energy crises has forced industries to adopt energy efficient technologies and reduced excessive dependency on external energy supply. Co-generation has a significant role to play not only because it is an energy efficient and environmentally sound technology but also because of the large untapped potential in the Industry.

             Biomass cogeneration is the most economic viable proven technology to fulfill thermal and electric requirement of industries using locally available biomass. This technology is most suitable for the State like Haryana where Biomass is available in abundance being the agriculture rich state. HAREDA is promoting this technology by creating awareness among the industries by organizing seminars and workshops. Ministry of New & Renewable Energy , Govt of India is also providing Central Financial Assistance @ Rs. 20.00 lacs per MW capacity.

 

Biomass Potential in Haryana

Biomass Class

Area (kHa)

Crop Production (kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)

Power Potential (MWe)

Forest & wasteland

294.7

NA

393.3

259.6

36.3

Agro

5007.8

14174.7

26338

8942.1

1120.8

Crop

Residue

Area (kha)

Crop Production (kT/Yr)

Biomass Generation (kT/Yr)

Biomass Surplus (kT/Yr)

Power Potential (MWe)

Paddy

Straw

1061.6

2710.6

4065.9

3252.8

390.3

Wheat

Stalks

2324

9550.6

14325.9

2865.2

372.5

Mustard

Stalks

396.2

540.9

973.7

778.9

101.3

Wheat

Pod

2324

9550.6

2865.2

573

80.2

Mustard

Husk

396.2

540.9

486.8

462.5

55.5

Paddy

Husk

1061.6

2710.6

542.1

433.7

47.7

Bajra

Stalks

598.8

648.2

1296.5

259.3

33.7

Bajra

Cobs

598.8

648.2

213.9

107

13.9

Oilseeds

Stalks

404.1

551.4

1102.8

110.3

13.2

Bajra

Husk

598.8

648.2

194.5

48.6

5.8

Gram

Stalks

70.6

40.7

42.7

21.4

2.78

Barley

Stalks

26.7

71.2

92.5

9.3

1.2

Maize

Stalks

13.5

30.5

61

6.1

0.79

Maize

Cobs

13.5

30.5

9.1

4.57

0.64

Jowar

Stalks

105

23.2

39.5

3.95

0.51

Jowar

Cobs

105

23.2

11.6

2.32

0.32

Jowar

Husk

105

23.2

4.64

2.32

0.28

Pulses

Stalks

7.5

7.5

9.7

0.97

0.13

Total

 

5007.8

14174.7

26338

8942.1

1120.8

 

 

Government Incentives for Biomass Power - Haryana / old scheme

 

Progrmame

Central financial assistance

Biomass Gasifier for Thermal Application

2.00 lacs/ 300 KW

Biomass Gasifier for Electrical Application (100 KW capacity in dual fuel mode)

2.50 lacs/ 100 KW

Biomass Gasifier for Electrical Application (100 KW capacity in 100% producer gas mode mode)

8.00 lacs/ 100 KW

Producer Gas Engine alone (100 KW capacity)

6.00 lacs/ 100 KW

Biomass Cogeneration (non-bagasse)

Rs.20.00 lacs per MW

 

A recent study conducted by Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA), revealed that the state could meet the power requirement with its surplus resources available to generate alternative energy. 1,019 MW of power is sufficient to make Haryana self-reliant and HAERDA suggests that there is a definite possibility of generating it from the agricultural and forest biomass available in Haryana.

 

With valuable assistance from Haryana Space Application Centre, HISAR in the form of satellite data, the study has drawn estimates of the total generation of biomass and utilization and surplus available from different crops at various districts of the state. At present, the state is generating 128.11 MW of power from renewable energy sources. However, the net surplus biomass available even after consumption by way of domestic use and subtraction of sugarcane biomass, is 8,416.47 thousand tones. This enormous availability of biomass holds the potential of producing 1,019 MW of power.

More info at http://biozio.com/blog/2011/02/biomass-based-power-generation-haryana-shows-the-way.html

Haryana rice millers are turning to biomass co-generation for captive power generation. Easy availability of rice husk and upgradation of technology at minimum cost prompted them to generate own power through this renewable energy resource. Till date seven projects of 15.45 mw based on biomass co-generation have been commissioned in the state with five projects of 10.45 mw commissioned in march 2011. Apart from this distilleries are also generating power for captive use through biogas based power projects.

The ones commissioned in March include Shri Vishnu Overseas at Kaithal, which has set up 1.5 mw plant at a cost of Rs 6.75 crore. RP Basmati rice, Karnal has commissioned 0.5 mw project at a cost of Rs 2.25 crore. Sunstar Overseas, based in Sonepat has set up 1.95 mw of biomass co-generation plant at a cost of Rs 8.77 crore while REI Agro (unit II) at Bawal growth centre, Jaliawas, Rewari has commissioned 2.5 mw cogeneration power plant. Best Food international has set up a 4 mw co-generation plant at a cost of Rs 18 crore. Besides these Globus Spirits distillery at Smalkha, Panipat district has commissioned 3 mw of biogas based power project in march.

Four more projects of 9.50 mw are under installation and are expected to be commissioned in another two months. By August the state is likely to have 25 mw of biomass co-generation power projects.

 

More info at http://www.financialexpress.com/news/haryana-rice-millers-turn-to-biomass-for-captive-power/783166/0

 

Biomass Cogeneration Projects in Haryana

Company

Capacity (MW)

Year

The Gohana Co-operative Sugar Mill Ltd., Gohana

2.00 MW

2003-04

The Sonepat Cooperative Sugar Mill Ltd., Sonepat

1.00 MW

2004- 05

The Meham Cooperative Sugar Mill

1.80MW

2007-08

The Rohtak Cooperative Sugar Mill

16.00MW

2009-10

The Shahbad Cooperative Sugar Mill

24.00MW

2009-10

M/s Bharat Starch Industries, Yamuna Nagar

2.00 MW

2008-09

M/s Sainsons Paper Industries, Village-Bakhli, Pehowa, Distt, Kurukshetra

3.00 MW

2009-10

M/s Shri. Vishnu Overseas Pvt. Ltd., Kaithal

1.5 MW

2010-11

M/s R.P Basmati Rice Ltd, Karnal

0.5 MW

2010-11

M/s Sunstar Overseas Ltd, GT Road, Behlgarh, Sonepat

1.95 MW

2010-11

M/s REI Agro Ltd, ( Unit-II) Bawal Growth Centre, Jaliawas, Rewari

2.5 MW

2010-11

M/s Best Food International (P) Ltd, Village Norata, Tehsil Indri, Karnal

4.00 MW

2010-11

 





LIST OF COMMISSIONED BIOMASS PROJECTS IN HARYANA



(As on 31.10.11) 

Sr. No.                                                     Site   Capacity  Year of commissioning

            BIOMASS  POWER PROJECTS

1 M/s Nuchem Ltd, Tohana, Fatehabad   4.00 MW 1993-94

            BAGASSE COGENERATION 

1 The Gohana Co-operative Sugar Mill Ltd., Gohana 2.00 MW 2003-04  

2 The Sonepat Cooperative Sugar Mill Ltd., Sonepat  1.00 MW 2004- 05  

3 The Meham Cooperative Sugar Mill 1.80MW 2007-08 

4 The Rohtak Cooperative Sugar Mill 16.00MW 2009-10  

5 The Shahbad Cooperative Sugar Mill 24.00MW 2009-10 

6. The HAFED Cooperative Sugar Mill, Asandh, Karnal  2.00 MW 2010-11 

 TOTAL  46.8 MW 

            BIOMASS COGENERATION

1. M/s Bharat Starch Industries, Yamuna Nagar 2.00 MW 2008-09 

2. M/s Sainsons Paper Industries, Village-Bakhli, Pehowa, 

Distt, Kurukshetra 

3.00 MW 2009-10 

3.  M/s Shri. Vishnu Overseas  Pvt. Ltd., Kaithal 1.5 MW 2010-11 

4.  M/s R.P Basmati Rice Ltd, Karnal 0.5 MW  2010-11 

5.  M/s Sunstar Overseas Ltd, GT Road, Behlgarh, Sonepat 1.95 MW 2010-11 

6.  M/s REI Agro Ltd, ( Unit-II) Bawal Growth Centre, 

Jaliawas, Rewari 

2.5 MW 2010-11 

7.  M/s Best Food International (P) Ltd, Village Norata, Tehsil 

Indri, Karnal 

4.00 MW 2010-11

8.  M/s Kayem (PAN) Foods Industries (P ) Ltd., G.T.Road,  

Panipat   

0.5 MW 2011-12 

9.  M/s Satyam Industries Pvt. Ltd, Village Pardhana, Tehsil 

Israna, Panipat 

3.00 MW 2011-12 

TOTAL  18.95 MW 

BIOMASS GASIFIER BASED PROJECTS   

1, M/s Chanderpur Works,Village-Jorian, Yamuna Nagar 

Delhi Road,Yamuna Nagar  

0.1 MW 2004-05 

2. M/s Hari Metal Industries, Darshan Nagar, Durga Garden Jagadhari, Yamuna Nagar  

0.1 MW 2005-06 

3. M/s S.D.Udyog, Near FCI Godown, Jagadhari,District Yamuna Nagar

0.1 MW 2006-07 

4. The RETREAT,TERI), Village-Gwal Pahari, Gurgaon  0.1 MW 2006-07 

5. Shivashakti Food Products, Plot No. 29, HSIDC, Hisar 

Road,Sirsa  

0.3 MW 2007-08 

6. Maxrich Foods Pvt. Ltd.,Village-Nagla, Meerut Road, Karnal 

0.5 MW 2007-08 

7. Shorewalla Roller Flour Mill, Village Batta, Hisar Road, Distt. Kaithal

0.3 MW 2007-08 

8. M/s Zenith Energy, Delhi-Hisar Highway,  Hansi, Distt. Hisar 

0.1 MW 2007-08 

9. M/s Goodrich Carbohydrates,Village-Nagla, Distt. Karnal  0.6 MW 2008-09 

10 M/s Super Die Castings, Faridabad 0.36 MW 2009-10 

TOTAL  2.56 MW 

Biomass Power Projects in Haryana ( old data)

Company

Capacity (MW)

Year

M/s Nuchem Ltd, Tohana, Fatehabad 

4.00 MW

 

M/s Ashoka Distilleries & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd,Gehlab Road, Hathin, Faridabad

1 MW

2010-11

M/s Globus Spirits Limited, Samalkha, District Panipat

3 MW

2010-11

M/s Chanderpur Works,Village-Jorian, Yamuna Nagar Delhi Road,Yamuna Nagar

0.1 MW

2004-05

M/s Hari Metal Industries, Darshan Nagar, Durga Garden Jagadhari, Yamuna Nagar

0.1 MW

2005-06

M/s S.D.Udyog, Near FCI Godown, Jagadhari,District Yamuna Nagar

0.1 MW

2006-07

The RETREAT,TERI), Village-Gwal Pahari, Gurgaon

0.1 MW

2006-07

Shivashakti Food Products, Plot No. 29, HSIDC, Hisar Road,Sirsa

0.3 MW

2007-08

Maxrich Foods Pvt. Ltd.,Village-Nagla, Meerut Road, Karnal

0.5 MW

2007-08

Shorewalla Roller Flour Mill, Village Batta, Hisar Road, Distt. Kaithal

0.3 MW

2007-08

M/s Zenith Energy, Delhi-Hisar Highway, Hansi, Distt. Hisar

0.1 MW

2007-08

M/s Goodrich Carbohydrates,Village-Nagla, Distt. Karnal

0.6 MW

2008-09

M/s Super Die Castings, Faridabad

0.36 MW

2009-10

Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa

0.2 MW

2011

M/s Indus Green Bio Energy Pvt. Ltd, Barwala, District – Panchkula

5.6 MW

2011

Upcoming Cogeneration Projects - Haryana

Name of company

Capacity (MW)

M/s Kayem Foods Industries (P ) Ltd., G.T.Road, Panipat 

0.5 MW

M/s REI Agro Ltd, ( Unit-I) Bawal Growth Centre, Jaliawas, Rewari

3.00 MW

M/s Satyam Industries Pvt Ltd, Village Pardhana, Tehsil Israna, Panipat

3.00 MW

M/s Goel International Pvt. Ltd. Taraori, Karnal

3.00 MW

Upcoming Biomass Power Projects - Haryana

 

Name of Company

Capacity (MW)

Location

M/s Turboatom TPS (Haryana) Projects Ltd., 

12 MW

Village Mallekan, Block Elleanabad, Dist Sirsa

12 MW

Karnal (Karnal)

12 MW

Panipat (Panipat)

12 MW

Vill. Salimsar Majra, Block & district Sonepat

12 MW

Vill. Talwandi Rukka, block Hisar-I, dist. Hisar

M/s Starwire (India) Ltd.,

8 MW

Vill. Sahuwala, block Baraguda , dist. Sirsa

8 MW

Odhan (Sirsa)

8 MW

Vill. Khurawata, block & dist. Mahendergarh

8 MW

Rewari (Rewari)

5 MW

Hisar-II, (Hisar)

M/s Consortium of M/s Gammon India Ltd. & Bermaco Energy Ltd.,

8 MW

Dabwali (Sirsa)

8 MW

Thanesar (Kurukshetra)

8 MW

Vill. Jhansa , block Pehowa, dist. Kurukshetra

12 MW

Kaithal (Kaithal)

8 MW

Jind (Jind)

12 MW

Jagadhri (Y.Nagar)

M/s WSB Energy Ltd., Phagwara C/o Jyoti Energy Ltd.

7.5 MW

Fatehabad (Fatehabad)

M/s Sri Jyoti Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

9.5 MW

Vill. Dhana Narsan, block & district Bhiwani

M/s Tecpro Energy Ltd., Chennai-600020

7.5MW

Nilokheri (Karnal)

7.5 MW

Israna (Panipat)

M/s True Fab Engineers Pvt. Ltd.,

6 MW

Palwal (Faridabad)

 

 





LIST OF BIOMASS GASIFIER MANUFACTURERS

 

M/s Ankur Scientific Energy Technologies (P) Ltd.,

Ankur, Near Old Sama Jakat Naka,

Vadodara-390008

Tel: 0265-2793098, 2794021

Fax: 0265-2794042,

E-mail: ascent@wilnetonline.net/ascent03@sancharnet.in

Web site: www.ankurscientific.com

 

M/s Chanderpur Works,

Village- Jorian, Yamuna Nagar Delhi Road,

Yamuna Nagar-135001

Tel : 01732-297460, 61,62

Fax: 01732-297463

E.mail: chander@sancharnet.in

Web site: www.chanderpur.com

 

M/s Associated Engineering Works,

Post Box No. 17, Chivatam Road,

Tanaku-534211(Andhra Pradesh)

Tel: 08819-222950

Fax: 08819-224801

 

M/s COSMO Products,

Devpuri, Opp. Jain Public School,

Dhamtari Road, Raipur-492015

Tel: 0771-226927

            Fax:0771-226927

 

M/s Grain Processing Industries India(P) Ltd.,

29 Stand Road, Kolkatta-700001

Tel: 033-22431639, 26700563

Fax: 033-22204508

 

M/s NETPRO Renewable Energy (I) Ltd.,

139/B, 10th Main, Raja Mahal Vilas Extension,

Bangalore-560080

Te;: 080-23360202

Fax: 080-23360199

 

M/s Aruna Electronics Works(P) Ltd.,

Konganpattu, Rampakkam Post,

Villupuram-Dt.-605105

Tel:-0413-2699484, 2699485,

Fax: 0413-2699547

E.mail: aew@satyam.net.in

Web site: www.arunaelectrical.com

 

Sh. D.K.Srivastava,

Marketing Manager,

M/s Rishipooja Energy & Engineering Company,

M.G.College Road, Gorakhpur (UP)

Phone: 0551-2340612, 2339475

Mobile: 9415212901, 9415163792

 

 

M/s OVN Bio Energy Pvt. Ltd.,

 BT-1/90, Mangolpuri Indl. Area,

Phase-I, New Delhi-110083

Phone: 011-27911603, 27911608

Fax: 011-27916379

E-mail:gasifier@ovntepl.com

 

M/s SunTechnics Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd.,

660/1, 100ft. Road, Indranagar,

Bangaloare0560038

Tel: +91-80-41 88 09 11

Fax: +91-80-41 26 19 32

Cell: +91-99002 15632

Email: g.p.v@SunTechnics.com

 

M/s Biomass Energy System Tech.

153 G, Anitha Complex, Pankaja Mills Road,

Ramanathapuram-6410045

Tamil Nadu

Ph.No. 0422-2582248

Fax-0422-2322248

Mobile:0984345898

 

M/s Infinite Energy Pvt. Ltd.

1st Floor, 149-A, Kilokri, Opp. Maharani Bagh,

  New Delhi-110014

Tel: 011-65273819, 65181837

  Fax: 011-26903696

  Mobile:09212084933

Email: infinitenergy@vsnl.net

infenergy@gamil.com

 

M/s Arya Hightech Energy

76, Patel Road, Ram Nagar,

Coimbatore-641009

Ph.No. 0422-4379344, 2232897

Fax: 0422-2233755

 

M/s Radhey Renewable Energy Dev. Pvt. Ltd.

Plot No. 2621/22, Road D/2, Lodhika GIDC,

Kalawad Road, P.O.Metoda

Rajkot-360021, Gujrat

Ph.No. 02827-287888, 287889

Fax: 02827-287887

Mobile:-09227874035

 

 Profiles

Krishan

Chairman, MPPL Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Expertise Area:Biomass power generation

Mr. Krishan, with over 30 years experience in the energy sector, has a deep commitment towards promotion of renewable energy and overall sustainable development of rural communities, which is demonstrated by his involvement with various organizations promoting the same, such as the National Executive Council of Rural Business Hub and the National Executive Council for Renewable Energy of CII and FICCI.

 

 Mr. Krishan is the founder-chairman of MPPL Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd., chairman of FEZ Projects Pvt. Ltd., chairman of EnviTec Biogas (India) Pvt. Ltd., and the director of Green Planet Energy Pvt. Ltd. – all of whom focus on renewable energy development.

Mr. Krishan also consults on energy policy for a variety of public/private consortiums and to large entities such as the Indian government and the World Bank. He has over three decades experience in the Energy sector primarily in Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution.

At MPPL, Mr. Krishan pioneered distributed power generation with low density crop residues being primary fuel.

Mr. Krishan holds honors in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur.

Contribution in prominent events:

RENERGY 2012, Carbon Markets India, Renewtech India 2011, Clean Energy Asia-2008

About the Company:

MPPL Renewable Energy is one of the pioneering players in the Biomass power generation arena and has been responsible for the promotion of renewable energy especially in the rural areas.

MPPL’s 4.5 MW Rankine cycle power-generation plant in Karnataka has become the first in the world to obtain the Gold Standard Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism, drawing international accolades.

The company is working on the construction of 18 biomass power plants, each with a capacity of 6.7 MW, in Punjab.

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Barathi

CEO, Carbon Clean Solutions

Expertise Area:Agricultural Biotechnology, Biomass Production

Dr. Barathi, an Agricultural Scientist, has been instrumental in developing the high yielding, fast growing Beema Bamboo which is popular across the country. He has over three decades of expertise in the field of Agricultural Biotechnology and serves on the Board of several Committees on Energy Plantation.

 

Insights and Perspectives on:Innovative methods to increase biomass yields for power production


Dr. Barathi is an Agriculture Scientist who has worked for over 30 years in agriculture biotechnology and has developed fast growing, high biomass yielding bamboo known as “Beema Bamboo”. Ten years of research in propagating and cultivating Beema Bamboo by tissue Culture led to the development of “Beema Bamboo based Energy Plantation” for the production of low cost biomass as substitute for coal.

Dr. Barathi is the Founder Director of Growmore Biotech and currently “Member” in the Planning Commission Sub-Group on “Dedicated Energy Plantation”, Govt. of India and “Member” in the Executive Committee (EC) of SSS NIRE, Govt. of India. He is also a Committee Member for the Bamboo development in the state level – Tamil Nadu & Gujarat.

Growmore Biotech is the “Technology Partner” to National Mission on Bamboo Applications, India. Dr. Barathi is the “Bamboo Consultant” for INBAR (International Network for Bamboo and Rattan), China in the area of propagation and cultivation.

Dr. Barathi is an Agriculture Scientist and has been involved in the Agricultural Biotechnology sector for over 30 years.

Contribution in prominent events:

EU-Asia Biomass Best Practices & Business Partnering Conference 2012, RENERGY 2012

About the Company:

Growmore Bio-tech Ltd. has been in existence for the past 10 years and provides high quality plants to farmers, industries and Government departments in India as well as exports them to several countries, such as Japan, Australia, South Africa, Hawaii, Miami, Brazil, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Dubai, Kuwait, Oman, etc.

The Company maintains stringent quality standards and coupled with the latest research findings in the technology can lay claims to superior cloned plants with lowest level of rejection.

The laboratory at Growmore has an annual capacity to produce over 10 million tissue cultured plants depending on the plant species under production. The growing room at Growmore has Infrastructure to grow 2-3 Million plants at any given time.

The lab has been accredited by the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) for exporting tissue culture plants free of media from India.

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Lt Col Monish Ahuja (Retd)

Director, Bermaco Energy Systems Ltd

Expertise Area:Biomass power production

Lt Col Monish Ahuja (Retd) is the MD of Bermaco Green Energy Systems Ltd and is responsible for the day to functioning of the JV company which is implementing biomass based IPP. He manages all project related activities including planning, execution, reporting structure, govt liasion, regulatory and legal compliances, P&L of the company, budgets and expenses, manpower utilisation & resource allocation, besides all activities related to the biomass projects like interactions at the Ministry level at central and state govts, etc.

Insights and Perspectives on:A sustainable supply chain model for biomass power


Currently the Managing Director of PTC Bermaco Green Energy Systems Limited (a JV company between PTC & Bermaco), Lt Col Monish Ahuja (Retd) took premature retirement from Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers. He had an impressive, fruitful, well disciplined and professionally competent career with the Armed Forces for fourteen and a half years. With powerful oratory and verbal abilities, he has always been fit to be a leader and is managing the biomass energy portfolio of Bermaco Energy Systems Limited. He is known for his analytical, methodological and rational approach, which he honed during his service in the Army.

His experience during his tenure in the India Army includes handling, planning & procurement of various types of tools & spares for specialized military equipment with the entire chain of supply chain management. As a material control officer (MCO), he and his team worked on the sourcing for all kinds of spares for the overhaul of various hi-tech equipments which include tanks like T-72 & T-90, various types of artillery guns, heavy construction equipments like dozers, JCBs etc. He was also involved in indigenization of spares & material management for complete overhaul for a planned target of five years with budgetary presentations to the highest echelons of the Army / MoD.

He was also responsible in establishing a nuclear equipment calibration lab for the Indian Army in close coordination with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, a first of its kind for the defence forces.

His skills in vendor handling and project development were tested during this period, and this period made him capable of managing and completing any project even in the harshest conditions, on time. These qualities are proving to be a boon for the Bermaco Group, wherein he has been instrumental is managing the biomass projects and project management team, besides the EPC subsidiary of the company.

Monish Ahuja has set up an in-house O&M team for the O&M of biomass projects and training of new personals which is done on site ( on the job training). Today Bermaco group is offering O&M services for other IPP’s in the Indian market.

Besides, for the first time in India, a unique biomass fuel management start up company (a 100% owned subsdiary of Bermaco group) has been formed and this company is in a scientific manner integrating supply chain management with local understanding to handle agriculture reside.

On the academic & technical proficiency, Lt Col Monish Ahuja (Retd) is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune where he graduated with a B.Sc in 1994. In service he opted for B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering and graduated in May 2002. Further a post graduate course in Nuclear Technology from the renowned Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai passing out in 2006. He also underwent Training in ADP (SAP).

Contribution in prominent events:RENERGY 2012
About the Company:

Bermaco Energy Ltd has an engineering background, going back to the 1960s when the group commenced operations in the form of manufacturing / fabrication setup, initially operating from Faridabad and later on from Chennai and finally settling down in Mumbai. The Product range for manufacturing activities included – Tractor Parts, Industrial Valves, Boiler economizer, Water-wall, finned tubes bending, Heat Exchanger units, Piping fabrication and erection, Furniture.

The company’s dedicated venture in power sector started in 1996. BESL, in consortium arrangement with ETA of Dubai, took over the 10MW paddy straw based power plant at Jhalkheri, Punjab from M/S PSEB under an O&M performance contract. This was the first such project to be set up in India under Danish technology in 1994 but could not be operated due to various technical and fuel logistical problems. BESL successfully re-commissioned the project in the year 2001-02. The role of BESL in development of the PPP model and fuel logistics was instrumental for re-commissioning of the project. The project is now commercially operating at full capacity.

The company is in a pursuit of setting up biomass power plants all over the country.

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S.V. Makadia

CMD and Founder, Radhe Renewable Energy Development Pvt. Ltd.

Expertise Area:Biomass briquetting

Dr. S.V. Makadia is a veterinarian by education and a successful entrepreneur by profession. He is involved in bringing about a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy in today’s industries.


 

 

 Dr. Makadia, Founder and CMD of Radhe Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd. has always had a burning desire to fight against the use of fossil fuels, especially in industrial applications. He is determined to change the perception of the fuel hungry industries, by providing them the renewable energy option, especially bio-fuel applications.

His life is a perfect phoenix plot: he was a veterinarian turned technocrat who was already an NGO employee before he ventured into the business of manufacturing Briquetting Plant. Entrepreneurship overruled the safe government job.

He started his professional career by manufacturing biomass briquettes using Agro-forestry waste for Industrial Energy needs. After successfully implementing briquetting machines, he began looking to commercialize it and within 3 to 4 years become one of the most sought-after manufacturers of briquetting plants with different models in India. He has, till date, supplied more than 250 plants in India and abroad.

He has been working to educate farmers with regard to utilization of waste.

In the last 17 years company has supplied more than 350 biomass/coal gasification plant and 100 Fludized Hot Air Generator (Direct & In-Director) in various organized and unorganized sectors.

Shailesh Makadia studied Veterinary science at Vidyanagar and also served as a veterinary doctor for 6 months.

About the Company:

Radhe Renewable Energy Development Pvt. Ltd. is a flagship company of Radhe Group of Energy founded in 1998 with headquarters in Rajkot, Gujarat, India. The company is engaged in development, designing, supplying, installing and serving turnkey energy projects that integrate seamlessly with the client company’s requirements and operations.

In an era of higher energy prices, replacing liquid fuels means dramatically lower costs, higher operating margins and less reliance on fossil fuels. Furthermore, by using renewable biomass fuels such as Briquettes, customers can dramatically reduce their carbon footprints.

RREDPL’s mission is to increase the profitability of our customers by delivering reliable, cost-competitive, clean energy solutions that maximize savings.

RREDPL has an In-house R&D Center recognized by Government of India which is developing new applications that will continue to increase the value of the customer’s.

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Nitant Mate

Head R&D, Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Limited.

Expertise Area:Bioenergy i.e. Biogas, vegetable oil, biodiesel, solar, wind, etc.

Dr. Nitant Mate joined Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Ltd in 2006 and is currently the head of the Bioenergy business. His areas of work include bio-fuels such as biogas, bio-diesel and vegetable oil based energy solutions, solar and wind energy technologies and other standalone as well as hybrid sustainable solutions for decentralized energy.

Dr. Nitant Mate is Head of Research & Development as well as Project Execution in Bioenergy Business at Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Limited. He works on decentralized sustainable energy solutions that are ecologically friendly, economically viable, and socially acceptable. His areas of focus include biogas, vegetable oil, biodiesel, solar, wind, etc.

Nitant has contributed in developing applications of solar energy and other renewable technologies in health sector. WHO, UNICEF, The World Bank, PATH, and European Commission are among a few of the clients for whom he has undertaken assignments. He has had extensive interactions with professionals from the United States, Europe, Africa and some Asian countries. He has served on committees for the Government of India, Confederation of Indian Industries, University of Pune, etc., is an accredited Mentor for the entrepreneurship programs of the Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust, and holds Honorary Professorship at the Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai. He has several publications and patent to his credit.

Contribution in prominent events: International Conference on Renewable Technologies, Renewable Energy Finance Symposium

Nitant is a mechanical engineer and a designer of special purpose machines; and he has also undertaken fundamental research in materials processing, thin and thick film deposition technologies, semiconductors processing, engine development and testing, etc.

About the Company:

Kirloskar Integrated Technologies Ltd (KITL) is a part of reputed Kirloskar Group; one of India’s premier industrial and engineering conglomerates. KITL is committed to contribute to the society by implementing green technology solutions to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions.

KITL’s solutions not only address waste disposal issues but also generate substantial value addition. With an exhaustive research background in biomass to energy processes and filed several patents in these areas, KITL offers distributed sustainable solutions in green technologies & renewable energy on turnkey basis.

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  • shankar
    shankar -

    Thanks Shweta !
    That is a great blog. Almost exhaustive.  Like

  • VjUniyal
    VjUniyal -

    Hi Shweta...

    nyc blog....

    Actually m looking for the current status of the below mentioned upcoming biomass projects..........but its hard to find those.........if u can provide me the status or the source from whr i can get all such information including the details of the companies whom the projects had been alloted..I'l b highly thnkful...

    Upcoming Biomass Power Projects - Haryana

     

    Name of Company

    Capacity (MW)

    Location

    M/s Turboatom TPS (Haryana) Projects Ltd., 

    12 MW

    Village Mallekan, Block Elleanabad, Dist Sirsa

    12 MW

    Karnal (Karnal)

    12 MW

    Panipat (Panipat)

    12 MW

    Vill. Salimsar Majra, Block & district Sonepat

    12 MW

    Vill. Talwandi Rukka, block Hisar-I, dist. Hisar

    M/s Starwire (India) Ltd.,

    8 MW

    Vill. Sahuwala, block Baraguda , dist. Sirsa

    8 MW

    Odhan (Sirsa)

    8 MW

    Vill. Khurawata, block & dist. Mahendergarh

    8 MW

    Rewari (Rewari)

    5 MW

    Hisar-II, (Hisar)

    M/s Consortium of M/s Gammon India Ltd. & Bermaco Energy Ltd.,

    8 MW

    Dabwali (Sirsa)

    8 MW

    Thanesar (Kurukshetra)

    8 MW

    Vill. Jhansa , block Pehowa, dist. Kurukshetra

    12 MW

    Kaithal (Kaithal)

    8 MW

    Jind (Jind)

    12 MW

    Jagadhri (Y.Nagar)

    M/s WSB Energy Ltd., Phagwara C/o Jyoti Energy Ltd.

    7.5 MW

    Fatehabad (Fatehabad)

    M/s Sri Jyoti Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    9.5 MW

    Vill. Dhana Narsan, block & district Bhiwani

    M/s Tecpro Energy Ltd., Chennai-600020

    7.5MW

    Nilokheri (Karnal)

    7.5 MW

    Israna (Panipat)

    M/s True Fab Engineers Pvt. Ltd.,

    6 MW

    Palwal (Faridabad)

     

     



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  • iitk08
    iitk08 -

    @ VjUniyal 


    That is a lot of projects in Haryana !

    Where did u get this list from. Are they all biomass gassification? are there any biomethanation ?

    any pyrolysis ? 

    What is the feedstock ?

    What is the capital costs prevailing in Haryana  for such projects per MW ?


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  • VjUniyal
    VjUniyal -

    @Iitk08

    Dnt knw dude!!!!!!

    U can get such list from renewable deptt. of state.....
    The cost z around 4-4.5cr per MW....

    The projects has been alloted to these companies couple of year back....some might be operational now.....
    these companies also filed a petition & fought for tariff from biomass projects which was Rs.4/Kwh ......but i think dats not of ur concern......
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  • Shweta
    Shweta -

    Trends for Biomass to Power Production

     

    Biomass to Power

    Installed Capacity (as of 2011)

    Combustion

    901 MW

    Gasification

    125 MW

    Cogeneration(baggase and non-baggase)

    1649 MW (1500 MW from bagasse based)

    Total biomass power production

    2675 MW

     

    Prominent Indian players in Briquette Manufacturing

     

    Company

    Feedstock

    Location

    LN Biomass & Fuels

    Coconut Charcoal

    Gondia , Maharashtra

    Jaipur Green Fuels

    Mustard Briquette

    Gangore, Jaipur

    Broil Biomass

    White Coal Briquette

    Gujarat

    Abellon Clean Energy

    BioRich Pellets

    Ahmedabad

    Krone Carbon

    Coconut Charcoal Briquette

    Coimbatore. Tamil Nadu

    Arun Agro Coal

    Briquette from Saw Dust, Ground Nut Shells, Castor Seed Shells

    Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh

    K.P Biocoal

    Briquette from Woody Biomass, Saw Dust, Agro Waste

    Nanded, Maharashtra

    Other players in Pellets and Briquettes Production

    Company

    Feedstock

    Location

    Ecofresh Carbon

    Charcoal

    Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu

    Indian Green Fuels

    Wood Pellets and Wood Briquettes

    Ahmedabad

    Nishant Bioenergy Ltd

    Biomass Briquettes

    Chandigarh

    Visvama Bio Tech

    Bagasse Briquette

    Gujarat

    Spice International

    Coconut Charcoal

    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

    N.L. Biomass Products

    White Coal Briquette and White Coal Pellet

    Sholapur, Maharashtra

    Devyani Enterprises

    Bagasse Briquettes and Baggase Pellets

    Latur, Maharashtra

    Ecoboard Industries

    Bagasse Boards

    Pune

    Shree Vinayak Co

    Rice Husk – Logistics

    Jaipur

    Suntradings

    Agro waste Briquettes

    Nagpur

    Eastland Agro

    Biomass Briquettes

    Ludhiana

    Archana Enterprises

    White Coal (Briquette), Bagasse Briquette and Ground Nut Briquette

    Mumbai

    K.N.Agro Industries

    Biomass Briquette

    New Delhi

    Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

    Manufacturer of Briquetting Plants

    Rajkot, Gujarat

    Lehra Fuel-Tech Pvt. Ltd

    Manufacturer of Briquetting press & Pellet mills

    Jagera, Punjab

    Hi-Tech Agro Pvt Ltd

    Manufacturer of Briquetting press & Pellet mills

    New Delhi

    ADVANCE HYDRAU-TECH PVT LTD

    Manufacturer of Briquetting machine

    New Delhi

    Greens Bio Mass

    Wood charcoal, Briquettes, Pellets, BBQ Charcoal, Bio mass

    Kochi, Kerala

     

    Prominent Players in Biomass Power Production (IPP’s)

     

    Company

    Location

    Plant Location(s)

    Cumulative Installations

    Clenergen Corporation

    Chennai

    Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

    Cumulative capacity of 19.5 MW in operation and 20.5 MW under construction

    Green Infra

    Delhi

    Orissa and Bihar

    The company is developing five biomass power projects with a cumulative capacity of 68 MW.

    Greenko Group

    Bengaluru

    Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

    41.5 MW from 6 biomass power plants

    Husk Power

    Bihar

    Bihar

    HPS had 65 fully operational plants, and a further 10 under construction or starting operation. 48 plants are wholly owned and operated by HPS, and the other 17 run under some type of franchise or partnership. HPS’ plants have capacity of 35-100 kW each.

    All Green energy

    Bengaluru

    Data unavailable

    6.5 MW

     

    Prominent companies in biomass gasification based thermal applications

     

    Company

    Industry

    Location

    Application

    Capacity

    Beach Minerals

     

    Minerals (Beach Sand Mineral Products)

    Tirunelveli/ Chennai

    Fluidized Bed Mineral Drying

    600 KW

    Minerals (Beach Sand Mineral Products)

    Tuticorin/ Chennai

    Rotary Kiln Mineral Drying

    1200 KW

    Tamilnadu Heat Treatment and Fettling Services Pvt. Ltd (TAHAFET)

    Heat Treatment

    Hosur

    Heat treatment furnaces

    250 kg/h

    TANFAC

     

    Chemicals (Flourine Chemicals)

    Cuddalore

    Drying Of Aluminum Fluoride

    3.3 MW

    Synthite Industrial Chemicals Ltd

     

    Food Processing

    (spice oleoresin manufacturing)

    Coimbatore/ Kerala

    Drying of marigold flower

    2 MWth (450 kg/hr)

     

    List of Captive Power Producers

     

    Company

    Plant Location(s)

    Capacity

    BERI

    Tumkur district, Karnataka

    0.2 MW

    Bethmangala

    Bethmangala, Kolar

    1.5 MW

    BMC, Kuttam

    Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu

    1.5 MW

    Arashi

    Coimbatore, Tamilnadu

    1 MW

     

    List of Upcoming Biomass Power Projects in India

    Promoter

    City

    State

    Capacity

    Current Status

    Suryachakra Power Corporation Ltd

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    Andaman & Nicobar

    2x10MW

    Status Not Known

    Suma Powergen Pvt. Ltd

    South Andaman

    Andaman & Nicobar

    7.5 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Sainath Power Concepts Pvt. Ltd

    Karimnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Medak

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Operational

    Vishnu Vidyuth India Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Vijaynagar Biotech Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    8 MW

    Contract Awarded

    Marsun Power Pvt. Ltd

    Chittoor

    Andhra Pradesh

    7 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Marsun Power Pvt. Ltd

    Medak

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Medha Power & Infratech India Pvt. Ltd

    Karimnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Anantha Lakxmi Biomass Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Warangal

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Bee Pee Power Ltd

    Nellore

    Andhra Pradesh

    15MW

    Bids Invited

    PSR Green Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Mahabubnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Suma Renewable & Bio Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    2 Tns

    Announcement

    Suma Powergen Pvt. Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    15 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Cleanopolis Energy Systems India Pvt. Ltd

    Sonitpur

    Assam

    2.48 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Bettiah Industries Pvt. Ltd.

    West Champaran

    Bihar

    1.2 MW

    Announcement

    Harit Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Aurangabad

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Sanmati Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Rohtas

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Kumar Tech Bio Products Pvt Ltd

    Gaya

    Bihar

    6 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Emergent Ventures India Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Status Not Known

    S C I India Ltd

    Bhagalpur

    Bihar

    1.6 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Mundeshwari Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Kaimur (Bhabua)

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Inspiring Agro Ltd.

    Siwan

    Bihar

    10 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Bermaco Energy Systems Ltd.

    Bhojpur

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Announcement

    Bettiah Industries Private Ltd

    West Champaran

    Bihar

    1.2 MW

    Announcement

    Tathagata Bio Energy Private Ltd

    Gaya

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Lakshmi Energy and Foods

    Chandigarh

    Chandigarh

    2 x 30 MW

    Land Acquistion Underway

    Vandana Global

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    80 MW

    Announcement

    Shree Balram Krishi (Utpad & Vitaran) Co-op. Soc. Ltd.

    Durg

    Chhattisgarh

    5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    South Asian Agro Industries Ltd

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    9.8 to 20 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Lotus Powergen Private Ltd

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    1×10 MW

    Bids Invited

    Sonna Power

    Janjgir-Champa

    Chhattisgarh

    15 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Mavens Biotech Ltd

    Delhi

    Delhi

    30 MW

    Announcement

    Ramky Group

    North-west Delhi

    Delhi

    24 MW

    Announcement

    Jindal Saw Ltd

    Not Known

    Delhi

    16 MW

    Status Not Known

    Abellon Clean Energy Ltd.

    Kutch

    Gujarat

    9.95 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Amreli Power Projects Pvt Ltd

    Junagadh

    Gujarat

    10MW

    Contract Awarded

    Gray Lines Engineers & Contractors

    Rajkot

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Maniram Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Vadodara

    Gujarat

    10 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Suryachakra Group

    Vadodara

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Namratha Securities

    Surat

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Suryachakra Power Corporation Ltd

    Navsari

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Namratha Bizili Pvt. Ltd

    Anand

    Gujarat

    10 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Star Wire (India) Ltd,

    Mahendragarh

    Haryana

    8 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Star Leasing Company Ltd

    Hisar

    Haryana

    5 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    A B Grain Spirits

    Jatwar

    Haryana

    9 MW

    Advanced Stages of Commissioning

    Star Leasing Company Ltd

    Sirsa

    Haryana

    8 MW

    Land Acquistion Underway

    Deswal Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Jind

    Haryana

    6 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Sri Jyoti Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Haryana

    7.5 MW

    Status Not Known

    Gammon Infrastructure Projects

    Not Identified

    Haryana

    10 – 24 MW

    Operational

    Rake Power Ltd.

    Hazaribag

    Jharkhand

    23 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Kolar-Chikkaballapur Dist. Co-op. Milk Producers Soc. Union Ltd.

    Kolar

    Karnataka

    1 MW

    Bids Invited

    Vijayanagara Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Koppal

    Karnataka

    6 MW

    Announcement

    White Sales

    Dharwad

    Karnataka

    2 MW

    Announcement

    Raichur Bio Energies Pvt. Ltd.

    Raichur

    Karnataka

    9 MW

    Announcement

    Clenergen Karnataka Private Ltd

    Not Known

    Karnataka

    64 MW

    Status Not Known

    Matrix Power

    Gulbarga

    Karnataka

    6 MW

    Contract Awarded

    Shalivahana Projects Ltd

    Chhindwara

    Madhya Pradesh

    15 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Hema Sri Agro Power Projects Ltd

    Gwalior

    Madhya Pradesh

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Kalyan Energy

    Chhatarpur

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    PPA Signed

    Manju Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Bhind

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Techno Electric & Engineering Co

    Rajgarh

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Narsinghpur

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Operational

    Arunodaya Green Fuels

    Jabalpur

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    PPA Signed

    Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd

    Indore

    Madhya Pradesh

    4 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Rayapati Power Generation Pvt. Ltd

    Sidhi

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Announcement

    Kinnera Securities

    Damoh

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    PPA Signed

    Shalivahana Projects Ltd

    Chhindwara

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Announcement

    Shanti GD Ispat & Power

    Korba

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Operational

    Jain Energy Ltd

    Dewas

    Madhya Pradesh

    15 MW, 10 MW

    Operational

    Shalivahana Projects Ltd

    Umaria

    Madhya Pradesh

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Harvest Energy Private Ltd

    Burhanpur

    Madhya Pradesh

    1×10 MW

    Bids Invited

    Harvest Energy Private Ltd

    Khargone

    Madhya Pradesh

    1×10 MW

    Bids Invited

    Vidarbha Energy & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd

    Yavatmal

    Maharashtra

    12 MW

    Construction Commenced

    MSM Energy Ltd.

    Kolhapur

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    ASN Power Projects Ltd

    Chandrapur

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Revathi Power & Foods Pvt. Ltd.

    Yavatmal

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    21st Century Infrastructure India Pvt. Ltd

    Nagpur

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Pravara Power Pvt. Ltd.

    Ahmednagar

    Maharashtra

    25 MW

    Construction Underway

    A A Energy Ltd

    Gadchiroli

    Maharashtra

    7.5 MW

    Announcement

    Maharashtra Energy Development Agency

    Parbhani

    Maharashtra

    12 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Sri Panchajanya Power

    Hingoli

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Status Not Known

    Tara Power Generation Co. Pvt Ltd

    Latur

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    GAPS Power & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

    Multiple Locations

    Maharashtra

    13 MW, 8 MW

    Status Not Known

    M.S.M Energy

    Not Known

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Status Not Known

    A A Energy Ltd

    Gadchiroli

    Maharashtra

    10 MW

    Status Not Known

    Auro Mira Energy Co

    Multiple Locations

    Multiple

    10 MW

    Operational

    AllGreen Energy India Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Multiple States

    65 MW

    Status Not Known

    AllGreen Energy India Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Multiple States

    6.5 MW

    Status Not Known

    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services

    Not Known

    Not Known

    500 Mw

    Status Not Known

    Ravi Metallics Pvt. Ltd.

    Sambalpur

    Orissa

    15 MW

    Announcement

    Octant Industries Ltd

    Sambalpur

    Orissa

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Cocanada Energy & Infrastructure

    Puri

    Orissa

    20 MW

    Announcement

    Ind-Barath Energy Utkal

    Sambalpur

    Orissa

    20 MW

    Status Not Known

    Kalyan Energy

    Ganjam

    Orissa

    20 MW

    Status Not Known

    Rashmee Power Pvt Ltd

    Boudh

    Orissa

    10 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Meenakshi Group

    Ferozepur

    Punjab

    41 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Amritsar

    Punjab

    10 MW

    Operational

    Green Planet Energy

    Multiple Locations

    Punjab

    147 MW

    Status Not Known

    Bermaco Energy Systems Ltd.

    Rupnagar

    Punjab

    12 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    SEL Manufacturing Co

    Ludhiana

    Punjab

    20 MW

    Operational

    Greenko Group

    Sangrur

    Punjab

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    PunjabBiomass Power

    Rupnagar

    Punjab

    12 MW

    Announcement

    Laxmi Energy & Food Pvt Ltd

    Fatehgarh Sahib

    Punjab

    60 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Bermaco Energy Systems Ltd.

    Patiala

    Punjab

    36 MW (3 x 12 MW)

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Viaton Energy Pvt Ltd

    Mansa

    Punjab

    20 MW

    PPA Signed

    Lakshmi Energy and Foods

    Not Known

    Punjab

    23 MW

    Advanced Stages of Commissioning

    PunjabBiomass Power

    Patiala

    Punjab

    12 MW

    Operational

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Patiala

    Punjab

    10 MW

    Operational

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Naroli

    Rajasthan

    8 MW

    Operational

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Not Known

    Rajasthan

    8 MW

    Operational

    Surya Bio-Energy Pvt. Ltd

    Kota

    Rajasthan

    8 MW

    Announcement

    Prakriti Power Pvt Ltd

    Kota

    Rajasthan

    10 MW

    Construction Commenced

    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services

    Sikar

    Rajasthan

    15 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services

    Bikaner

    Rajasthan

    15 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services

    Hanumangarh

    Rajasthan

    15 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Not Known

    Rajasthan

    7.5 MW

    Operational

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Vandavasi

    Tamil Nadu

    7.5 MW

    Operational

    Clenergen India Private Ltd

    Thoothukudi

    Tamil Nadu

    16 MW

    PPA Signed

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Viluppuram

    Tamil Nadu

    10 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Rajkumar Impex Pvt Ltd

    Thoothukudi

    Tamil Nadu

    6 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Auro Mira Bio System Kanyakumari Pvt Ltd

    Kanyakumari

    Tamil Nadu

    18 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Namakkal

    Tamil Nadu

    7.5 Mw

    Announcement

    India Pistons Ltd

    Krishnagiri

    Tamil Nadu

    10 MW

    Announcement

    Global Power Tech Equipments Ltd

    Tiruvannamalai

    Tamil Nadu

    7.5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Coimbatore

    Tamil Nadu

    10 MW

    Operational

    Auro Mira Bio Power India Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Tamil Nadu

    18 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Cetex Petrochemicals

    Chennai

    Tamil Nadu

    12-MW

    Operational

    A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services

    KanpurNagar

    Uttar Pradesh

    15 Mw

    Status Not Known

    Lakshmi Sugar Mills Co Ltd

    Haridwar

    Uttarakhand

    20 MW

    Advanced Stages of Commissioning

    Amrit Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    South 24 Parganas

    West Bengal

    2.5 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Techno Electric & Engineering Co

    North Dinajpur

    West Bengal

    10 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Techno Electric & Engineering Co

    Birbhum

    West Bengal

    10 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Shyam Sel

    Burdwan

    West Bengal

    8 MW

    Operational

    Source: Powerbase

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    Trends for Biomass to Power Production

     

    Biomass to Power

    Installed Capacity (as of 2011)

    Combustion

    901 MW

    Gasification

    125 MW

    Cogeneration(baggase and non-baggase)

    1649 MW (1500 MW from bagasse based)

    Total biomass power production

    2675 MW

     

    Prominent Indian players in Briquette Manufacturing

     

    Company

    Feedstock

    Location

    LN Biomass & Fuels

    Coconut Charcoal

    Gondia , Maharashtra

    Jaipur Green Fuels

    Mustard Briquette

    Gangore, Jaipur

    Broil Biomass

    White Coal Briquette

    Gujarat

    Abellon Clean Energy

    BioRich Pellets

    Ahmedabad

    Krone Carbon

    Coconut Charcoal Briquette

    Coimbatore. Tamil Nadu

    Arun Agro Coal

    Briquette from Saw Dust, Ground Nut Shells, Castor Seed Shells

    Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh

    K.P Biocoal

    Briquette from Woody Biomass, Saw Dust, Agro Waste

    Nanded, Maharashtra

    Other players in Pellets and Briquettes Production

    Company

    Feedstock

    Location

    Ecofresh Carbon

    Charcoal

    Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu

    Indian Green Fuels

    Wood Pellets and Wood Briquettes

    Ahmedabad

    Nishant Bioenergy Ltd

    Biomass Briquettes

    Chandigarh

    Visvama Bio Tech

    Bagasse Briquette

    Gujarat

    Spice International

    Coconut Charcoal

    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

    N.L. Biomass Products

    White Coal Briquette and White Coal Pellet

    Sholapur, Maharashtra

    Devyani Enterprises

    Bagasse Briquettes and Baggase Pellets

    Latur, Maharashtra

    Ecoboard Industries

    Bagasse Boards

    Pune

    Shree Vinayak Co

    Rice Husk – Logistics

    Jaipur

    Suntradings

    Agro waste Briquettes

    Nagpur

    Eastland Agro

    Biomass Briquettes

    Ludhiana

    Archana Enterprises

    White Coal (Briquette), Bagasse Briquette and Ground Nut Briquette

    Mumbai

    K.N.Agro Industries

    Biomass Briquette

    New Delhi

    Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

    Manufacturer of Briquetting Plants

    Rajkot, Gujarat

    Lehra Fuel-Tech Pvt. Ltd

    Manufacturer of Briquetting press & Pellet mills

    Jagera, Punjab

    Hi-Tech Agro Pvt Ltd

    Manufacturer of Briquetting press & Pellet mills

    New Delhi

    ADVANCE HYDRAU-TECH PVT LTD

    Manufacturer of Briquetting machine

    New Delhi

    Greens Bio Mass

    Wood charcoal, Briquettes, Pellets, BBQ Charcoal, Bio mass

    Kochi, Kerala

     

    Prominent Players in Biomass Power Production (IPP’s)

     

    Company

    Location

    Plant Location(s)

    Cumulative Installations

    Clenergen Corporation

    Chennai

    Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

    Cumulative capacity of 19.5 MW in operation and 20.5 MW under construction

    Green Infra

    Delhi

    Orissa and Bihar

    The company is developing five biomass power projects with a cumulative capacity of 68 MW.

    Greenko Group

    Bengaluru

    Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh

    41.5 MW from 6 biomass power plants

    Husk Power

    Bihar

    Bihar

    HPS had 65 fully operational plants, and a further 10 under construction or starting operation. 48 plants are wholly owned and operated by HPS, and the other 17 run under some type of franchise or partnership. HPS’ plants have capacity of 35-100 kW each.

    All Green energy

    Bengaluru

    Data unavailable

    6.5 MW

     

    Prominent companies in biomass gasification based thermal applications

     

    Company

    Industry

    Location

    Application

    Capacity

    Beach Minerals

     

    Minerals (Beach Sand Mineral Products)

    Tirunelveli/ Chennai

    Fluidized Bed Mineral Drying

    600 KW

    Minerals (Beach Sand Mineral Products)

    Tuticorin/ Chennai

    Rotary Kiln Mineral Drying

    1200 KW

    Tamilnadu Heat Treatment and Fettling Services Pvt. Ltd (TAHAFET)

    Heat Treatment

    Hosur

    Heat treatment furnaces

    250 kg/h

    TANFAC

     

    Chemicals (Flourine Chemicals)

    Cuddalore

    Drying Of Aluminum Fluoride

    3.3 MW

    Synthite Industrial Chemicals Ltd

     

    Food Processing

    (spice oleoresin manufacturing)

    Coimbatore/ Kerala

    Drying of marigold flower

    2 MWth (450 kg/hr)

     

    List of Captive Power Producers

     

    Company

    Plant Location(s)

    Capacity

    BERI

    Tumkur district, Karnataka

    0.2 MW

    Bethmangala

    Bethmangala, Kolar

    1.5 MW

    BMC, Kuttam

    Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu

    1.5 MW

    Arashi

    Coimbatore, Tamilnadu

    1 MW

     

    List of Upcoming Biomass Power Projects in India

    Promoter

    City

    State

    Capacity

    Current Status

    Suryachakra Power Corporation Ltd

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    Andaman & Nicobar

    2x10MW

    Status Not Known

    Suma Powergen Pvt. Ltd

    South Andaman

    Andaman & Nicobar

    7.5 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Sainath Power Concepts Pvt. Ltd

    Karimnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Orient Green Power Ltd

    Medak

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Operational

    Vishnu Vidyuth India Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Vijaynagar Biotech Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    8 MW

    Contract Awarded

    Marsun Power Pvt. Ltd

    Chittoor

    Andhra Pradesh

    7 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Marsun Power Pvt. Ltd

    Medak

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Medha Power & Infratech India Pvt. Ltd

    Karimnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Anantha Lakxmi Biomass Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Warangal

    Andhra Pradesh

    6 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Bee Pee Power Ltd

    Nellore

    Andhra Pradesh

    15MW

    Bids Invited

    PSR Green Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Mahabubnagar

    Andhra Pradesh

    7.5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Suma Renewable & Bio Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    2 Tns

    Announcement

    Suma Powergen Pvt. Ltd

    Visakhapatnam

    Andhra Pradesh

    15 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Cleanopolis Energy Systems India Pvt. Ltd

    Sonitpur

    Assam

    2.48 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Bettiah Industries Pvt. Ltd.

    West Champaran

    Bihar

    1.2 MW

    Announcement

    Harit Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Aurangabad

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Sanmati Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Rohtas

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Kumar Tech Bio Products Pvt Ltd

    Gaya

    Bihar

    6 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Emergent Ventures India Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Status Not Known

    S C I India Ltd

    Bhagalpur

    Bihar

    1.6 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Mundeshwari Bio Energy Pvt Ltd

    Kaimur (Bhabua)

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Inspiring Agro Ltd.

    Siwan

    Bihar

    10 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Bermaco Energy Systems Ltd.

    Bhojpur

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Announcement

    Bettiah Industries Private Ltd

    West Champaran

    Bihar

    1.2 MW

    Announcement

    Tathagata Bio Energy Private Ltd

    Gaya

    Bihar

    12 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Lakshmi Energy and Foods

    Chandigarh

    Chandigarh

    2 x 30 MW

    Land Acquistion Underway

    Vandana Global

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    80 MW

    Announcement

    Shree Balram Krishi (Utpad & Vitaran) Co-op. Soc. Ltd.

    Durg

    Chhattisgarh

    5 MW

    Construction Commenced

    South Asian Agro Industries Ltd

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    9.8 to 20 MW

    Awaiting Statutory Clearances

    Lotus Powergen Private Ltd

    Raipur

    Chhattisgarh

    1×10 MW

    Bids Invited

    Sonna Power

    Janjgir-Champa

    Chhattisgarh

    15 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Mavens Biotech Ltd

    Delhi

    Delhi

    30 MW

    Announcement

    Ramky Group

    North-west Delhi

    Delhi

    24 MW

    Announcement

    Jindal Saw Ltd

    Not Known

    Delhi

    16 MW

    Status Not Known

    Abellon Clean Energy Ltd.

    Kutch

    Gujarat

    9.95 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Amreli Power Projects Pvt Ltd

    Junagadh

    Gujarat

    10MW

    Contract Awarded

    Gray Lines Engineers & Contractors

    Rajkot

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Maniram Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

    Vadodara

    Gujarat

    10 MW

    Land Acquisition Underway

    Suryachakra Group

    Vadodara

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Namratha Securities

    Surat

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Suryachakra Power Corporation Ltd

    Navsari

    Gujarat

    20 MW

    Received Statutory Clearances

    Namratha Bizili Pvt. Ltd

    Anand

    Gujarat

    10 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    Star Wire (India) Ltd,

    Mahendragarh

    Haryana

    8 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Star Leasing Company Ltd

    Hisar

    Haryana

    5 MW

    Pre Project Activities Underway

    A B Grain Spirits

    Jatwar

    Haryana

    9 MW

    Advanced Stages of Commissioning

    Star Leasing Company Ltd

    Sirsa

    Haryana

    8 MW

    Land Acquistion Underway

    Deswal Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Jind

    Haryana

    6 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Sri Jyoti Renewable Energy Pvt Ltd

    Not Known

    Haryana

    7.5 MW

    Status Not Known

    Gammon Infrastructure Projects

    Not Identified

    Haryana

    10 – 24 MW

    Operational

    Rake Power Ltd.

    Hazaribag

    Jharkhand

    23 MW

    Construction Commenced

    Kolar-Chikkaballapur Dist. Co-op. Milk Producers Soc. Union Ltd.

    Kolar

    Karnataka

    1 MW

    Bids Invited

    Vijayanagara Energy Pvt. Ltd.

    Koppal

    Karnataka

    6 MW

    Announcement

    White Sales

    Dharwad

    Karnataka

    2 MW

    Announcement

    Raichur Bio Energies Pvt. Ltd.

    Raichur

    Karnataka