India’s Chhattisgarh looking to boost jatropha biofuel production

September 24, 2015 |

In India, the Chhattisgarh Biofuel Development Authority has already produced 150,000 liters of biodiesel from jatropha oil and is looking to expand production by sourcing the oil from farmers around the region. It has invested in the planting of 15 million saplings throughout the state. The project is among several biomass projects, including biopower that reached 249 MW of power as of March 31, 2015. The majority of the biomass power was produced from family-sized biogas plants as well as some industrial facilities.

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