The bioenergy industry has successfully portrayed itself to the EU as a sustainable, renewable energy solution, leading to a vast expansion in the use of biofuels and other types of bioenergy.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding municipal solid waste management in Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Elephant Energy Private Limited Vs. Municipal Corporation, Shimla dated 11/09/2017 regarding the functioning of the waste to energy plant in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the Project Proponent submits that their Waste to Energy Plant is not functional as the machinery of the energy plant has been sent back to Germany for appropriate mechanical and other corrections.

What will the city do about its growing mountains of waste?

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Capt. Mall Singh & Ors. Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 06/09/2017 regarding waste to energy plant in Bathinda, Punjab. Counsel appearing for the State of Punjab has submitted before the Tribunal that the solid waste management plant is functioning satisfactorily. He also pointed out that the Project Proponent is not starting the waste to energy plant in accordance with the terms of contract and that the Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) which generated is not being accepted by the end user.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Almitra H. Patel & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 04/09/2017 regarding the inefficiency of the local authorities and Government of NCT Delhi in the handling, collection and disposal of municipal solid waste management. The Tribunal expressed its displeasure at the fatalities caused by the Ghazipur garbage hill collapse "because of improper, unscientific and indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste at these sanitary landfill sites".

UK-based firms GJ Nature Care & Energy (GJNCE) and GJ Eco Power (GJEP) plan to invest close to ₹1,500 crore over a period of five years in waste-to-energy projects across South Indian cities.

CAIRO – A group of engineering students in Cairo have built a machine that produces alternative fuel from vehicle tyres.

CAIRO (Reuters) - A group of Egyptian students have built a machine they say can produce fuel from worn-out vehicle tyres, after big rises in energy prices as part of recent economic reforms.

A senior SDMC official said, “There is simply too much plastic waste. We are trying to figure out different options, including sending them to waste-to-energy plants."

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