Savings from biofueled base stations “marginal”:Idea Cellular

The Indian government has been formulating policies to encourage biofuel production, but not without some controversy. An October 2007 report from the International Water Management Institute claimed that plans by both India and China to increase biofuels production from irrigated maize and sugarcane could aggravate water shortages and undermine food output. However, India has also been promoting the use of jatropha as a biofuel source, which requires little irrigation and would have no impact on food supplies because it’s inedible, according to the Centre For Jatropha Promotion.

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