Lakshadeep Government is planning to set up a 10 MW biomass based power plant. Currently, the islands are facing huge costs in use of diesel generators. As per expert studies, biomass is found to be more suitable than other renewable energy options. Wind power is ruled out because of lack of land, while biomass which is found in plenty in form of coconut shells. An expression of interest is likely to be invited to build the plant on BOOT basis.