Bhutan Biogas Project (BBP) is a joint programme of Asian Development Bank (ADB), Renewable Energy Division (RED) of Department of Energy, Department of Livestock (DoL), SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and Bhutan Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (BDFCL). It will build capacity in the public and private sectors to construct and operate 1,600 biogas plants in four dzongkhag (districts) namely, Samtse, Chhukha, Tsirang and Sarpang, in the period of 2011 to 2014. The pilot project is intended to establish the capacity to enable Bhutan to run a large-scale biogas program in the subsequent phase.
The following are the specific objectives of BBP:
-To develop, strengthen and facilitate a commercially viable and market oriented biogas sector in Bhutan.
-To increase the number of family sized, quality biogas plants with 1,600 in the country by the end of February 2014.
-To provide adequate Technical Assistance for transferring into Bhutan the know-how, experience and technical information available from the successful implementation of other biogas programs in Asia.
-To ensure the continued operation of all biogas plants installed under the program.
-To maximize the benefits of the operated biogas plants, in particular the optimum use of bio-slurry
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