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 →
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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 →
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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 →
The city might soon have less pollution and more electricity. In the next eighteen months, Agra will have a "smart" waste disposal facility under which garbage at the Kuberpur landfill site, which are combusted daily, will be converted into electric energy. The Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC), signed… read more →
As a green Pimpri Chinchwad city initiative, the municipal corporation has planned a waste-to-energy project at Moshi garbage depot on public private partnership basis. The estimated project cost is Rs200 crore. The garbage depot, where mixed waste is dumped, spans over 80 acres. PCMC has implemented… read more →
After missing several deadlines, Delhi may finally get its biggest waste-to-energy (WtE) plant. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NMCD) is expecting to officially inaugurate its Narela-Bawana plant, near the Haryana border, by the end of November or the beginning of December. The plant will process… read more →
The German government's nodal agency, Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit's (GIZ), that will be converting waste to energy here as a pilot project in the country, will start the project by this year-end. The NMC is doing the project jointly with GIZ and the civil works have been completed.… read more →