The Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas present this sixth report on the subject “Review of Progress in Production of Non-Conventional Fuels with Specific Reference to Bio-Fuels”. Government has emphasized on achieving energy security of the country with a target of reducing import dependence i.e. usage of fossil fuels.

Gasification is a flexible thermal conversion process with wide-ranging applications in sectors such as heat and power generation, transport fuel and chemicals production. This report, developed by IEA Bioenergy provides a closer examination of a number of emerging gasification technologies, i.e.

This handbook features best practices for integrating waste to energy and related technologies into the operations of various industries in developing Asia. It discusses current technologies, presents a conceptual example of municipal solid waste planning, and provides commentary on waste-to-energy initiatives.

This compendium features 18 projects that demonstrate the use of waste-to-energy technologies in the municipal, agricultural, and industrial sectors. Lessons learned from these projects are discussed and provide insights on the challenges and opportunities of waste-to-energy projects.

Written submissions by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board in the matter of Sus Road Baner Vikas Manch Vs PMC & Others in Original Application No. 34/2019 (Western Zonal Bench).

The matter relates to a segregation and crushing facility in Baner, Pune. The NGT vide order September 5, 2019 directed constitution of a committee comprising of the Central Pollution Control Board and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to inspect the plant and area in question and submit the report.

Status report by Meerut Nagar Nigam in Original Application No. 77 of 2019. The issue for consideration was the remedial action against unscientific dumping of solid waste in village Ganwri on the bank of river Kaali, creating health hazard. It was also alleged that 22 deaths had taken place and 200 people have been taken ill.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of non-compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 (SWM Rules, 2016) causing huge pollution at Bharampuram Solid Waste Processing Plant on the outskirts of Kochi city in Kerala affecting environment and public health.

Report of Punjab Pollution Control Board in compliance of National Green Tribunal order of January 27, 2020. Darshan Singh, retired engineer of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited had filed an application before the NGT and said that he has prepared a project report to convert coal fired thermal plant at Bathinda to paddy straw fired power plant - which would result in reduction of pollution, taking place on account of burning of paddy straw.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Energy from Organic Waste, 05/12/2019. 96 waste-to-energy projects for generation of electricity based on Urban, industrial, agricultural waste and Municipal Solid Waste have been successfully established in the country.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2019 regarding environment protection of Taj Mahal. Among the various directions passed by the apex court are the following:

a. The Agra Municipal Corporation has been directed to submit the report (Environment Impact Assessment) of the waste to energy plant submitted by M/s Spaak Bresson Pvt. Ltd. to the NEERI.