Proposes to irrigate around 230,000 hectares in Vijaywada, West & East Godavari and Visakhapatnam districts

G.V.R. Subba Rao

The bio-methanisation plant at Ajit Singhnagar in Vijayawada.

VIJAYAWADA: With the bio-methanisation plant in the city failing to generate power from the gas produced by using municipal solid waste, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is exploring various other possibilities to put the plant into use.

Expects to commission another 500 MW unit later this year.
Easing demand-supply
The project was executed in partnership with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd

This plant will add about 3,500 million units a year

in yet another indictment of incineration technology, the waste-to-energy plant at Vijayawada recently stopped operations. There is now no functional incineration-based waste-to-energy plant in the