Alternative Fuels

India announces biogas plant plans

India plans to establish 65,180 biogas plants this year under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme.
By Staff reporter 23 March 2018 0 30139

India plans to establish 65,180 biogas plants this year under the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme, according to the country’s Press Information Bureau.

The programme is run by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and uses gas produced from the decomposition of plant waste and manure.

Around 4.96 million household-size biogas plants have been installed under the programme.

The development is part of an initiative to reduce reliance on traditional biomass cooking, with the government expanding the use of solar...