Five AD plants expected in Delhi by 2019

In order to address the twin problem of waste disposal and power generation, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will set up a WtE plant on 50 acres of land at the Tehkhand area in southeast Delhi, as the Daily Pioneer reported. It will have the capacity of 1,200 tpd of waste to produce 15 MW and complement the three WtE-plants in Okhla, Ghazipur and Narela Bawana, which have a joint capacity to process around 4,000 tpd of waste. Additionally, five biogas plants will be set up at three dairies and two cow shelters. SDMC generates approximately 4,000 tpd of waste, half of which is already being processed at the Okhla energy plant. All new plants are expected to be operational next year. However, the source does not provide any further information.

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