Haryana government has notified the Haryana Bio-energy Policy 2018 to promote generation of energy from the surplus biomass in the state and a target has been set to achieve minimum 150 mw biomass based power generation by 2022.
Giving this information here today, a New and Renewable Energy department spokesman said that the state has surplus biomass availability of 8416 thousand tonnes which has tremendous potential for utilization of the crops residues to generate electricity, biogas, bio-CNG, bio-manure and bio-fuels.
Apart from this, the state has potential to generate about 1000 mw of power or 11.
5 lakh tonnes of bio-CNG, he added.
He said that the need to promote these projects has been further necessitated due to the aggravated environmental issues because of burning of crop residues in fields. Read More
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