Call for proposals for geothermal projects in India

The Indian Ministry invites proposals by 15 June 2015.

CALL FOR SUBMISSION OF RESEARCH & DEMONSTRATION PROPOSALS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEOTHERMAL ENERGY IN INDIA

For harnessing Geothermal energy in the country the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been supporting R&D and exploration activities and efforts during last 25 years.

This call for proposal is primarily for the development and demonstration type innovative projects in the area of Geothermal Energy like Cold Storage units, Polyhouses/Greenhouses, direct heat application etc. Technology development being the prime focus, priority would be given to those proposals with active participation of the public and private sectors. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will be considering multi-purpose geothermal energy projects for harnessing geothermal energy in the country so as to take up at least one such project in all the potential states or Climatic zones in India and provide financial support on case to case basis. For GSHP’s the MNRE will support 30% of system cost. Organizations interested in technology development and demonstrations are requested to submit their proposals in the areas of their expertise and interest. The proposals be prepared in the format given at 
www.mnre.gov.in \\ Programme / Technology \\ Research Development and Demonstration \\ R&D Formats \\ Annexure - I,
of the Ministry’s website may be submitted (one hard copy along with soft copies in MS word and in pdf formats) to
The Director (Geothermal Energy), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Block No. 14, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi-110003, e-mail: gkumar.mnre@remove-this.nic.in on or before 15th June 2015.