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State govt looks to adopt Japanese tech for converting waste to energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

The state Municipal Affairs department will explore Japanese technology for conversion of solid waste to energy, with all the landfill sites across the state overburdened with wastes. "The people in our country and those in Japan have different food habits but I have learnt...

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Social enterprise Sistema.bio raises $12M, to help 2 lakh farmers in India and globally

By : Sustainability ..., May 28, 2019

Social enterprise Sistema.bio on Monday said it had raised $12 million from investors, to help two lakh farmers globally, including India, over the next three years. "Shell Foundation, DILA...

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Green ministry notice to Delhi's Okhla waste plant after protests

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

The Union ministry of environment forest and climate change has issued a show-cause notice to the Okhla waste-to-energy plant for violation of the environmental clearance. ...

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Delhi: South corporation to focus on solar panels, e-charging points

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

To encourage more people to use electric vehicles, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) targets to develop at least 50 public charging stations by the end of this financial year. As part of...

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Waste management: Six Punjab cities to set up waste-to-energy plants

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Three major and three small towns of Punjab have been selected to be developed as model cities as far as waste management is concerned. The major towns are Amritsar, Bathinda and Mohali and...

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Waste to energy project on, to be commissioned by Jan 2020: Co

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

Though it is reportedly facing a financial crisis, Essel Infraprojects Private Ltd has assured the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) that it would begin work on the waste-to-energy project...

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NTPC's Karsada plant in Varanasi achieves full generation capacity

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

State-owned power producer NTPC Tuesday said its 200 kilo watt (kW) waste-to-energy plant in Karsada has achieved full generation capacity. ...

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BBMP plans to convert waste to energy on a trial basis

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2018

Following an inordinate delay in developing waste to energy plants to address municipal waste issues of Bengaluru, the city corporation has now planned to install these plants on an experimental...

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Energy from solid waste: Patna Municipal Corporation inks pact

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2018

The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC)’s ambitious waste-to-energy project is likely to become functional in a year or so with the civic body on Monday inking an agreement with the AG Dauters...

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Kerala: Bidders term waste-to-energy project risk-prone, impractical

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2018

The state government seems to be grappling with lack of clarity over the waste-to-energy plants being proposed across various districts. The bidders who took...

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