Tagged: Biomass

UP to announce Biomass Energy Policy 2015

Uttar Pradesh is targetting 1,000 megawatt (mw) ofbiomass energy under the new UP Biomass EnergyPolicy 2015, which is being finalised. The government is mulling providing 100% stamp duty on acquiring private land for setting...

EU acts against harm from biofuel crops

The EU is changing its policy on biofuels to encourage energy production from waste rather than from food crops. The European Commission says clearing land in order to plant biofuel crops can often cancel out the...

Biomass may hinder climate fight

A report by campaign groups has warned that burning biomass (such as wood) in power stations may hinder attempts to tackle climate change. Biomass is expected to contribute about third of the UK’s mandatory...

India Encouraging Power Generation Projects from Biomass

Biomass power developers have initiated various steps to collect agro-residues from villages, its storage and proper transportation to biomass power plants said Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the Minister of New and Renewable Energy. The Ministry...

Project soon to produce electricity through Earth heat

India will soon start a project to produce electricity through Earth heat or geothermal energy, Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister of New & Renewable Energy, said here on Monday. Inaugurating the two-day Northern Regional Science...