India Solar, Wind, Biomass, Biofuels – EAI

Government Subsidies for Biomass Gasification Power Plants

Latest News for Energy Efficiency, Solar, Wind, Biomass Power, Biofuels, Waste to Energy

Biomass gasification power plants can avail capital subsidies from the government. Comprehensive details on the same are provided below.

 

                                                   Type

Percent of cost

A

BIOMASS GASIFIER WITH REACTOR, BLOWER, MANUAL FEEDING AND MANUAL CUTTER ONLY

For Projects upto 1MW capacity (3 MWth, 2.6 million kcal/hr) having CFA on benchmark on cost of Rs.4.25 lakhs for gasifier units of 100 KW

 

A1

Unit size upto 100 KWe (300 KWth, 2.5 lakhs kcal/hr)

Owned by Co-operative Panchayat, NGOs & Central/State Agencies (Socially Oriented Projects)

50

 

 

Owned by Individual(s) / Entrepreneur(s)

30

A2

Unit Size > 100 kWe but < 200 kWe (600 KWth, 5.00 lakh kcal/hr)

Owned by Co-operative Panchayat, NGOs & Central/State Agencies (Socially Oriented Projects)

 

55

Owned by Individual(s)/Entrepreneur(s)

35

A3

Unit Size > 200 Kwe

Owned by Co-operative Panchayat, NGOs & Central/State Agencies (Socially Oriented Projects)

 

60

Owned by Individual(s) / Entrepreneur(s)

40

B

HI-FOCUS AREAS, ISLANDS, NE STATES, LADAKH & SC/ST USERS

Additional Financial Assistance(Over and above)

10

C

I

 

 

 

II

COMPULSORY ADD-ONS

Instrumentation for Online Monitoring (System > 100 KWe)

a. Hours of Gasifier Operation (hours) Rs.15000/-

b. Output (kW)

c. Other Fuel (Diesel) Consumption (Ltrs/hr.)

 

25% subject to

maximum of Rs:15000

 

Total AMC for 5 years (including warranty)

5% of  above

D

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS

 

Cooling and Cleaning Subsystem

Minimum Performance Level for gas cleaning

a. Gas Quality : > 4.0 MJ/nm3

b. Tar Content : < 100 mg / nm3

c. Particulate Matter : < 50 mg / nm3

Minimum Performance Level for gas cooling;

Temperature at Engine Outlet:

Ambient Temperature ± 50° C or 400° C (Maximum)

 

25% of the sub systems cost or

Rs. 500/- per kWe/kWth

whichever is less

 

 

Automation for Startup (Battery based), Feed Handling and Ash Handling - for systems of Unit Capacity > 200 kW

25% of the sub systems cost or Rs. 500/- per kWe/kWth whichever is less

Biomass Pre Processing / Fuel Preparation

Equipment-For systems of Unit Capacity > 200 kW

a)      Preprocessing Equipment

b)      Fuel Preparation (Briquetting) Equipment (only in case of village electrification projects of Unit Capacity ³ 500 kW).

25% of the sub systems cost or Rs.500/- per kWe/kWth whichever is less

 25% of the sub-systems cost or Rs. 1000/- per kWe whichever is less

Effluent treatment for the gasifier cooling water

Treatment of gasifier cooling water for recycling

25% of the sub systems cost or Rs.500/- per kWe/kWth whichever is less

E

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS FOR ELECTRIFICATION

 

Power Distribution Subsystem (Local) for village electrification projects

100%

Grid Inter-connection Subsystem

For electrification projects (> 100 kWe)

a)  Socially oriented projects

b)  Individual/Entrepreneurs

c)  For industrial application projects (> 200 kWe)

 

 

50

25

25

Cost of Gas Engine (peak power delivered to be Specified)

100

Dual Fuel Gensets

a)  For all village electrification projects. (Diesel replacement > 70%)

i)  Socially oriented projects

ii)   Individual/Entrepreneurs

b)  For industrial applications > 200 kW

 

 

50

25

25%(or @ Rs. 5,000/- per kWe, whichever is less for all categories

F

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS FOR PUMPSETS

 

Cost of Pump-sets

Project Size above 25 HP (Diesel replacement > 70%)

25% of the cost of the pumpset or

Rs.1500/- per HP whichever is less.

 

Project Size below 25 HP (Diesel replacement >70%)

25% of the cost of the pumpset or Rs.1200/- per HP whichever is less.

 

 

Related Links