National Biogas Programme (NBP)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 21 April 2016

The program's goal aims to improve the quality of rural life by promoting the deployment of commercially viable biogas in four selected regions of Ethiopia. The programme operates on a cost-sharing basis with investors and donors. The specific objectives are to:

  • Attract and strengthen institutions and organizations for the development of a national biogas sector;
  • Construct 14,000 biogas plants in the four selected regions over a period of 5 years;
  • Ensure continued operation of the biogas plants installed under the NBP;
  • Maximize the benefits of all biogas plants installed.

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