Waste to Energy Plants Operational & under various Stages of Implementation

5 Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) to Energy Plants with a cumulative installed capacity of 66.5 MW are currently operational/under trial run in the country. This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. The details are as follows:

 

List of waste to energy plants currently operational/under trial run in the country

 

S. No.

State

Name of the City/ Town

Capacity (MW)

 

 

Maharashtra

Solapur

3.0

 

Delhi

Okhla

12.0

 

Delhi

Ghazipur

16.0

 

Delhi

Narela-Bhawana

24.0

 

Madhya Pradesh

Jabalpur

11.5

 

Total

66.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Minister further said that Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has received 53 proposals from 22 states with potential to generate 405.3 MW of electricity under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) which are currently under various stages of construction or tendering. The details of such tenders are:

 

Waste to Energy Plants under various stages of Construction or Tendering

 


S. No.

State

No. of Plants

Total Proposed capacity (MW)

1

Andhra Pradesh

11

85

2

Assam

1

5

3

Bihar

1

12

4

Chhattisgarh

2

10

5

Delhi

1

1.6

6

Gujarat

3

30.5

7

Haryana

3

18.5

8

Himachal Pradesh

1

1.7

9

J&K

1

6.5

10

Jharkhand

2

23

11

Karnataka

2

20

12

Kerala

1

10

13

Madhya Pradesh

5

32

14

Maharashtra

3

28.5

15

Manipur

1

1

16

Odisha

1

11.5

17

Punjab

2

16

18

Rajasthan

3

26

19

Tamil Nadu

1

8

20

Telangana

1

11

21

Uttar Pradesh

5

25

22

West Bengal

1

22.5

Total

53

405.3

 

“Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has not received any fresh proposal for generation of electricity from Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW)”, the Minister added.

Biomass | News published on 25/11/2016 by Rashmi Nargundkar

 
 
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