Left over food and vegetable waste discarded in the garbage could soon be used to generate bio cooking gas (alternative to LPG) in the Capital.

KOCHI:  The preparation of the draft plan for the
second phase of development of the Brahmapuram solid waste treatment plant has
been completed.

According to the plan, the civic
body will construct a unit to produce crude oil from plastic waste and a
substation to generate electricity from the waste in the second phase of


If the talks between the Abu Dhabi-based NRI group and government succeeds, Kochi will get its first electricity project which generates power from solid waste.

Loro Group, an endeavour by NRIs in Abu Dhabi, is planning to start the plant in association with Irish company

Pune City anchor: Rudra Environmental Solutions to set up plant in Dhankawadi; will duplicate it in all 14 wards if successful

Up against a mountain of plastic waste in its jurisdiction even after a ban on use of plastic bags below 50 microns in thickness, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is planning a pilot project to convert plastic to fuel.

Saran Renewable Energy is bringing power to the people in Bihar
Tapash Talukdar

TEENAGERS IN Saran district of Bihar have found a new idol. Their elders may still want them to become an engineer or a civil servant, but they would rather turn entrepreneur and do something for their villages, just the way 32-year old Vivek Gupta did.

Sarath Babu George

The local body in Kottayam has come up trumps from a potentially difficult situation

Village Kutkipura in Berasia tahasil of Bhopal district has ushered in a revolution by generating electricity by human waste. The Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicated to people a 5 kw bio electricity generation plant set up at a cost of about Rs. 22 lakh in this village which would generate electricity by human waste.

Komal Amit Gera / Barwala June 08, 2010, 0:56 IST

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) engaged in poultry farming in Haryana will soon use poultry litter to generate power for the state power grid.

NEW DELHI: Delhi Mayor P. K. Sawhney has announced that a waste-to-energy plant with a capacity of 1,300 metric tonnes garbage per day at Ghazipur and a similar plant at Okhla with a capacity of 2,050 metric tonnes garbage would be set up by the middle of next year.