NETPRO biomass plant

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

Fabricated by Neptro and distributed by DESI Power in India, this is a Biomass Gasification Power Plan with an output capacity from 20 kW to 1.2 MW.

Product description Brand name and product description

Biomass Gasification Power Plant with an output capacity of 20 kWe to 1.2 MW. As of September 2018, this is a discontinued product from DESI Power.


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 USD for 75kWe plant.

Investment requirements listed by DESI: Rs. 4,000,000 (100,000 USD) 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.


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

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

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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