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Government asks farmers to use crop residue for biogas production

By : editor_2, Sep 12, 2018

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today appealed to farmers not to burn crop residue and asked them to adopt new methods to manage it, including using the waste for biogas production. ...

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MNRE to set up 65,180 biogas plants in current year under NBMMP

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 23, 2018

The National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) aims at setting up of family type biogas plants for providing biogas as clean cooking fuel and a source of lighting. The slurry...

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Subject Tags: biogas , India , MNRE , NBMMP

360-degree plan to convert cattle dung into energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2018

First getting villagers to collect and treat it, then tapping entrepreneurs to set up plants to generate bio-gas and bio-CNG, pushing it to market through oil and gas marketing and then selling...

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French utility Engie plans to go green via biogas and renewable hydrogen

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

French utility Engie plans to switch all of its gas operations to biogas and renewable hydrogen by 2050, making it 100 percent green, its chief executive said.

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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation uses biological waste to produce power

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 21, 2017

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s efforts to produce energy from biological waste have finally borne fruit. In last 40 days, the Deonar abattoir has generated 1,000 units of energy after...

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Kolkata To Get India's First Set Of Buses Running On Biogas

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2017

Kolkata is all set to roll out eco-friendly buses running on biogas as fuel. As many as 12 buses running on biogas will start plying on 12 routes in the city from March, Hindustan Times has...

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Trichy to get first food waste to biogas plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2016

The National Institute of Technology, Trichy (NIT-T), will set up a biogas plant, NISARGRUNA, to produce bio-gas out of food waste, in collaboration with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)...

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TUDY SHOWS BENGALURU’S SOLID WASTE HAS ENERGY POTENTIAL; HELPS GENERATE BIOGAS

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

A large percentage of waste generated by the city can be recovered and used as a cheaper source of energy, according to a paper by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru....

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Rs.142.00 Crore Sanctioned for ‘Biogas Programme’ in 2016-17

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2016

An amount of Rs.142.00 crore has been allocated under “Biogas Programme’ during the current year 2016-17, This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New &...

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Subject Tags: biogas , MNRE

MNRE to allocate Rs. 142 crore for National Biogas and Manure Management Programme

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 3, 2016

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) announced that it is implementing the National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) for setting up of family type biogas plants in rural and...

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Subject Tags: alternate fuel , biogas , MNRE