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.

The provisions contained in this renewable energy policy will be applicable to all the renewable energy projects. This policy will be applicable to all the Renewable Energy projects sanctioned prior to the commencement of the policy and those renewable energy projects in the process of development including already commissioned renewable energy projects.

TIRUCHI: A four MW power plant can be installed by making use of solid waste generated in Tiruchi city alone, according to M. Kamaraj, Professor, Department of Bioenergy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

Chandigarh: The Haryana government plans to generate power from biodegradable waste like kitchen waste, garden waste, horticulture waste and animal fallings.

The technology was demonstrated at the UN Conference on Environment in Bangkok in 1995 as a follow-up to Rio Earth Summit and recognised as the best in Asia-Pacific.

G. Srinivasan


Udhagamandalam: In keeping with the ongoing efforts in the tea sector to bring down the cost of production by promoting alternative energy sources, an initiative to produce energy from human waste was set in motion by the Tea Board at the Highfield Estate near Coonoor on Thursday.

Bengaluru, March 14: A chemical engineer from the city is on a mission to promote the use of green energy. Avinash Narayanaswamy, chemical engineer and postgraduate in sustainable energy technology from the University of Twente in Netherlands, will drive 17,000 km from London to Mongolia in a vehicle run entirely on bio-fuel derived out of waste vegetable oil.

Bibhuti Barik

BHUBANESWAR: The inhabitants 65 tribal families of remote Kolha village in Dhenkanal district never thought of experiencing the joy of electricity in their lifetime.

But now with indigenously developed straight vegetable oil (SVO) technology, they would fulfil their long-standing desire.

NEW DELHI: Power distribution company BSES on Wednesday signed a 25-year power purchase agreement with Timarpur-Okhla Waste Management Company Private Limited (TOWMCL) to buy electricity from the Capital

New Delhi: In an apparent bid to diversify its power supply mix toward renewable energy sources, BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) will buy half the power generated by the 16-mw, municipal solid waste-based, power plant being set up by the Timarpur-Okhla Waste Management Company Private Limited (TOWMCL) in Delhi.