India’s pursuit for cleaner energy has a perplexing absentee: biogas.
India’s target was to produce 15 million metric tonnes of CBG from 5,000 new plants by the end of this year. As of March, only 46 plants had been commissioned.
The country’s flagship scheme to promote biogas is mired in ambiguity. Operators are struggling to run plants at total capacity. There is a mismatch between demand and supply.
But biogas is low-hanging fruit to achieve clean energy goals. What’s stopping?