Khara, India

Partners involved

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)


05/2005- 09/2006

Biomass energy technologies in Plaster of Paris industries in India

Plaster of Paris is an important productive sector in Khara industrial area. About 200 small productive units are consuming between 130 and 700 tons of wood per annum. Therefore,the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) developed and introduced biomass gasifiers in this sector. The major objective of the project was the adaptation and standardization of the technology to the particular conditions, the installation of demonstration plants and a dissemination campaign to promote the dissemination of a cleaner and efficient energy source for an important economic cluster in Khara, India.