This report details the experience of the Biomass for Rural Energy project, one of the first attempts at sub-megawatt power generation through biomass gasification in India. It highlights the importance of biomass energy in national policy geared towards increasing the share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix.

This is compendium of 28 success stories different parts of India, of the zeal to bring about change, a determination to surpass barriers in access to energy, and a drive to adopt and promote renewable energy technologies to suit local requirements.