New Lehragaga AD plant inaugurated

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On 18 October 2022, a new biogas plant was due to become operational in the Bhutal Kalan village of Lehragaga in Sangrur.

The facility worth INR 2.2 billion (EUR 27.26 million) is considered as India’s largest bio-power plant, as stated in the source. It has been erected by Verbio India, the Indian subsidiary of German company Verbio AG. The facility should produce 33 tpd of CBG (to be supplied to 10 outlets by the Indian Oil Company) and 650 tpd of manure.

As the source further indicates, the plant should be processing up to 100,000 tpy of paddy straw. According to earlier reports, in April 2022, a biomass CBG plant was put into operation in Lehragaga. As of September 2022, this plant is working at 30% capacity and produces six tonnes of CBG.

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