Category : Thermal Pathways


BHEL Bags Order for 2,400 MW Supercritical Biomass Power Project in Odisha

BHEL, a state-owned power equipment manufacturer, has won a competitive bid to set up a 2,400 MW supercritical thermal power project in Odisha for NLC India, a coal PSU. The project will use boilers with biomass co-firing capability and highly efficient pollution control equipment. The...


Biomass drying – Solar-assisted heat pump for feasibility.

JANUARY 2, 2024 The researchers from Finland tested the system in different modes and found that the hybrid mode, which combines solar and heat pump operation, resulted in higher and faster drying rates than the solar-only mode. The experimental system that uses solar thermal energy...


Nagaland’s Green Energy Initiative: Bamboo Biomass at ₹5.06/kWh

August 2023 A biomass-based power producer, Hutah Industries, signed a PPA with the Department of Power, Nagaland, for a 10 MW bamboo biomass project.  The project will use a tissue culture technique to grow bamboo and a technology-based platform to manage the biomass supply chain....


UP to use agri waste for power and ethanol production

August 2023 The Uttar Pradesh government plans to use agricultural waste or biomass to produce pellets and ethanol for power generation and fuel blending.  This will provide an additional income source for farmers, reduce air pollution, and save coal costs. The state has an annual...


India’s first biomass-based green hydrogen plant start production in August 2023.

Aranayak Fuel and Power is launching India’s first commercial-scale biomass-based green hydrogen plant in Uttar Pradesh. The plant will use a novel technology developed by IIT-BHU to produce hydrogen, methane and bio-coal from agricultural waste. The technology developed by IIT-BHU for biomass-based green hydrogen production...