The North Delhi Municipal Corporation launched India’s largest waste-to-energy plant at Narela-Bawana on Friday. Venkaiah Naidu, Union minister for urban development, inaugurated the project at the Civic Centre. The project will use 2,000 metric tonnes of waste every day to generate 24 mega watt of… read more →
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The Central Pollution Control Board has closed the recommended gap between waste-to-energy incineration power plants and residential areas from the 300-500 metres specified in the solid-waste management manual of the centre's Swachh Bharat Mission to 30-100 metres in its draft guidelines. This has upset… read more →
What started as a dream for two Pune-based business-partners, has now become an environmental campaign spread across Maharashtra. Every month, housing societies and schools from Mumbai, Thane, Pune and a few other cities, collect plastic bags to convert it into poly-fuel that is then supplied free of… read more →
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) plans to set up a waste-to- energy plant at Tehkhand at a cost of Rs 351 crore. The SDMC standing committee has approved the project under which 1,200 metric tonne of waste would be utilised to generate 15 mega watt power which would be sold at Rs 5.5 per… read more →
Plastic pyrolysis, a technology by which plastic is broken down into smaller molecules of pyrolysis oil and gas to generate energy is yet to gain acceptance in India. But there may be a good reason for the technology to be given a chance, present as it does an alternative to biogas plants and mass incinerators.… read more →
Having missed multiple deadlines, the country's first integrated municipal solid waste-to-energy plant at Narela-Bawana is set for a March launch. Spread over 100 acres, the Rs 458-crore plant is the country's biggest WTE plant and will cater to Civil Lines and the Rohini zone. North corporation conceptualised… read more →
On its way to a targeted 175GW of renewable energy installations by 2022, India has now surpassed 50GW of deployment, according to data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). Wind power leads with close to 60% of total all renewable energy generation. Solar accounts for nearly 18% of… read more →
Almost year after being set up, the garbage treatment plant at Saligao in North Goa has proposed that they are ready to provide surplus power generated by it to the state grid. The plant operated by Hindustan Waste Treatment Private Limited (HWTPL) has been generating 4,000 units of electricity from… read more →
Waste being generated in the city will not be unproductive hereafter as the State government has planned to generate power from it. Towards this purpose, it has allocated 20 acres of land on the outskirts of the city at Venkatachalam for setting up a plant, to Hyderabad-based Enviro Care. The plant… read more →
The Delhi government proposed to set up a waste-to-energy management plant in Ghazipur fish and poultry market here. The plant will convert approximately 10-15 metric tonne of waste into energy on a daily basis. The plant is proposed to be commissioned in an area of 15,00 sq metre within the Fish and… read more →