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Assessment study for finding the potential for Waste Heat Recovery in all Rice Mills existing in the State of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) conducted survey for finding the potential of waste heat recovery in rice mills of Uttarakhand. Under this project, UREDA carried out studies in the Rice Mills in Uttarakhand. Out of a total of 202 rice mills, Preliminary audits were done in all the 202 units whereas detailed energy audits were conducted in 10 of these units. Based on the energy audits in 10 rice mills an Interim report is prepared.According to the report:

Rice husk saving potential per year – 1210 Tonnes/year

Reduction In Co2 – 239 Tonnes/year