Namakkal district, located in Tamil Nadu in southern India, is committed to be an

Biomass based power generation is one of the promising renewable options. This article reviews the status and potential of biomass based power for India.

Concerns for energy conservation, developing sustainable energy sources and interest towards national energy security benefits combined with growing environmental pollution is necessitating the search for renewable energy sources. Of the renewable energy sources, biomass is highly flexible and the least cost alternative.