42525-012: Study on Cross-Sectoral Implications of Biofuel Production and Use

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Description

India has many years of experience using renewable energy sources to fulfill the energy needs of its population. This includes exploitation of both traditional sources (such as biomass)and nontraditional sources (such as wind power). India has been the region s research hub on the use of biomass for electricity generation as well as development of biofuels, mainly to replace fossil fuels used in the transport sector. Up to now, the production of biofuels in India has concentrated on ethanol and ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 42525-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7250
Approval Date 13 Mar 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector / Subsector Classification Not yet classified
/ For Classification
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Social development

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Herath M. Gunatilake
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ms. Anuradha Thakur

PDS Creation Date
14 Aug 2009

Last PDS Update
07 Sep 2013

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