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Detail of GEF Project #370

GEF Project ID370
UNDP PMIS ID464
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameDevelopment of High Rate BioMethanation Processes as Means of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
CountryIndia
RegionAsia and the Pacific
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Approval Date1992-05-01
GEF Agency Approval Date1994-03-15
Project Completion Date2000-08-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyMinistry of Non-conventional Energy Sources
DescriptionProject develops national master plan for generation and utilization of bioenergy, creates commercially viable packages for replication, and promotes and disseminates technology for high-rate biomethanation. Project will introduce, demonstrate, and standardize a wide variety of cost-effective technologies.
Implementation StatusDuring 1998, construction work started on the biomethanation plant for treatment of tannery fleshing and sludge. Subprojects were set up - four have been completed and two are under execution. A third issue of the newsletter 'Bio Energy News' was published, workshops were held, and a second Tripartite Review meeting was held. Very good progress is being made.
GEF Project Grant
5,500,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,500,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
4,500,000 USD
Project Cost
10,000,000 USD
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