Under the Indo European Co-operation on Renewable Energy Program, a consortium led by CSTEP along with its Indian (Thermax Limited and Bihar State Power Generation Company Limited) and European partners (Energy Centre of the Netherlands and National Centre for Scientific Research) have been selected to promote development of clean energy technologies for sustainable and inclusive growth in India. Under this, the consortium will design and develop a 3 MW demonstration Solar-Biomass hybrid power plant in Bihar and study the related economic & employment activities. This project is funded by the Delegation of the European Union to India. In co-ordination with the European Union (EU), the project envisages to provide support for India’s national policies and programmes towards growth of renewable energy.
The primary objectives of this project is to:
• Promote a conducive, sustainable and inclusive growth by developing solar thermal and biomass technologies for application to rural India in collaboration with EU
• Create viable business models and conducive policy environment for proliferation of these technologies in large numbers.
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