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Uttarakhand govt starts process of setting up six plants for generating electricity from solid waste

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 13, 2020

Working towards better solid waste management, the Uttarakhand government has now started working on the process of generating electricity from solid waste in the state.

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Delhi: Nod to expand waste plant at Okhla draws ire of locals

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2020

Going back on its previous directions, the Union ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) has now allowed the Okhla waste-to-energy plant to increase its power generation from 16 MW to 23 MW by amending the environmental clearance the plant had received in 2007. The latest...

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Six more waste-to-energy plants soon: Kerala CM

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Monday said that state government plans to construct centralized Waste to Energy (WtE) plants in six more districts in the state. Addressing the gathering after the work inauguration of the Rs 250 crore WtE plant at Njeliyanparamba, he...

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NMC plans 4 projects for reuse of entire city waste on daily basis

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

After roping in two new operators for efficient garbage collection from households, streets and to transport the same to Bhandewadi dumping yard, the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has planned four new projects for treatment and reuse of entire solid waste generated in...

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Not all gas: Waste to turn into electricity, compost in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

Aiming to minimise the amount of garbage ending up at landfills, EDMC has initiated the trial run of its first biomethanation plant at Geeta Colony. Spread over 600 sq metres, the plant will consume 5,000kg of wet waste daily to generate 250-300 units of electricity and 750kg...

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Finally, Kochi to have waste-to-energy plant

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

After a delay of more than one-and-a-half year, GJ Eco Power Private Ltd, the promoters of waste-to-energy plant, has started the work on the project. The project got the building permit, the last one among a slew of approvals, a few days ago and the company started site...

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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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Delhi: Protest march against 'hazardous' waste-to-energy plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

A number of civil society organisations and city residents Saturday took out a march to protest the alleged failure of authorities to shut down a waste-to-energy plant in Okhla, saying toxic...

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Kerala to float tenders for three more waste-to-energy plants

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2019

Amid the brewing resentment, the state government is determined to go ahead with the waste-to-energy plants in the state as the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) is all set...

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Project report submitted to tribunal to build waste to energy plant

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2017

The civic body has submitted to the National Green Tribunal’s Southern Bench its detailed project report to build a waste to energy plant in Vellalore. According to sources, the Corporation...

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