Renewable energy ministry to continue Bio Energy Programme till 2025-26, provides Rs 858 cr for phase-I

Source: The post is based on the article “Renewable energy ministry to continue Bio Energy Programme till 2025-26, provides Rs 858 cr for phase-I” published in PIB on 8th November 2022. 

What is the News?

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has said that it will continue the National Bio Energy Programme till 2025-26.

What is the National Bio Energy Programme?

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of New & Renewable Energy

Aim: To aid the use of huge surplus biomass, cattle dung, and industrial and urban biowaste available in the country for energy recovery.

Sub-Schemes: It will include the three Sub-schemes:

Waste to Energy Programme: It will support the setting up of large Biogas, BioCNG and Power plants (excluding MSW (municipal solid waste) to power projects).

– Biomass Programme (Scheme to Support Manufacturing of Briquettes & Pellets and Promotion of Biomass (non-bagasse) based cogeneration in Industries) to support setting up of pellets and briquettes for use in power generation and non-bagasse based power generation projects.

– Biogas Programme to support the setting up of family and medium size Biogas in rural areas.

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