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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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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

Centre asks states to set up one lakh biogas plants this fiscal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

In a bid to push clean energy, the Centre has asked the states/UTs to set up one lakh biogas plants of one to six cubic meter capacity this fiscal, which will save 21.90 lakh LPG cylinders every...

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47,490 biogas plants installed in 2015-16, only 43% of the target

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2016

While the development of solar and wind energy capacity has been making major strides of late, the oldest form of renewable energy in use seems to be getting short thrift.


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Subject Tags: biogas , renewable

Biogas gensets for Delhi waste water treatment plant

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2014

A new waste water treatment plant in Delhi, India is set to process up to 91 million litres of waste water daily features three biogas-fired gensets. Developers of the Nilothi plant (pictured) placed an order for three Caterpillar Energy Solutions/MWM TCG 2020 V16 series...

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Biogas from waste for 'Clean Puttur'

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2014

Even as the Mangalore City Corporation (MCC) authorities struggle to solve the garbage menace, Puttur Town Municipality in Dakshina Kannada district has come up with a novel plan of setting up a compressed biogas (CBG) plant to convert waste into cooking gas. 

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