In a bid to encourage renewable energy sources of power generation in India, the union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is looking at setting up a company for biomass-based power generation and promotion on the lines of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
Interview with India's renewable energy minister: Renewable energy and clean technologies as a vehicle of sustainable development
Ahead of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Adu Dhabi 2012 today, India's Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah emphasizes in an interview the role of renewables in the economic development of India.
According to Mr Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), a National Bio Energy Mission is being developed to push sustainable development of the renewable energy sector.
The Indian minister for new and renewable energy Farooq Abdullah urged private sector to generate electricity from agro-industrial waste to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and combat environment pollution.