NETPRO biomass plant

D.E.S.I. Power & NetPro Renewable

Product description Brand name and product description

Biomass Gasification Power Plant with an output capacity of 20 kWe to 1.2 MW.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Organizations: DESI Power, DASAG Energy Engineering, Government of India and TARA (Technology for Action and Rural Advancement), Village EmPower Partnership Programme and Smart Power for Environmentally and Economically Sound Development (SPEED)

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

CDF report (2011), claims costs of $55,151 for 75kWe plant.

Investment requirements listed by DESI: Rs. 4,000,000 (US$ 100,000) per 50 kW plant. DESI’s installations typically cost $200,000 USD, 60% of which pays for the plant, 30% for enterprise development, and 10% for capacity building and training. DESI’s optimal investment structure is a 50% equity base, a 10% subsidy it automatically receives from the Indian government for delivering renewable energy, and a 40% loan which is paid back over 7 years.

There is a breakdown per Liter / power output on Netpro website.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Flexi Biogas; Husk Power Systems; Simgas, TINY Tech biogas plant

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service
Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users are off-grid communities (households) and in particular the micro-enterprises & industries in Bihar and across rural India that need electricity.

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