Garbage to energy plans

five union ministries are jointly planning a waste-to-energy plant in India. The plant will come up in a large city and will be modelled after the pilot plant in Hyderabad which is said to be generating 6.5 mega watt of power. Though officials claim the plant will help convert a huge amount of municipal solid waste (msw) into energy, there is a debate over the efficiency of methods like incineration to generate energy from waste to energy (see