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

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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 ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 42525-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 7250
Approval Date 13 Mar 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector Energy
Subsector Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)


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