ENERGY CONSERVATION IN SMALL SECTOR TEA PROCESSING UNITS IN SOUTH INDIA Executing agency: Tea Board of India Implementing agency: TIDE GEF agency: UNDP. THE TEA INDUSTRY IN SOUTH INDIA 250 tea factories Annual production 233 m kgs / yr Cost of energy is 40% of the manufacturing cost.
ENERGY CONSERVATION IN SMALL SECTOR TEA PROCESSING UNITS IN SOUTH INDIAExecuting agency: Tea Board of IndiaImplementing agency: TIDEGEF agency: UNDP
Requires both electrical and thermal energy
Baseline energy consumption in south Indian tea factories:
Electrical: 135 million KWH / year which is about 5,40,400 KWH / y/ factory
Thermal: (mostly firewood) was 362500 tons /y or 1450 tons / factory