New Waste to Energy plant to start in Sonipat

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A new Waste to Energy facility was inaugurated in Sonipat, Haryana by state Chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, as reported by The Times of India.

The WtE project will cost INR 1.77 billion (EUR 20.3 million), as further reported, and is part of the integrated solid waste management of Sonipat-Panipat. This plan covers a cluster of the urban local bodies of Sonipat, Panipat, Ganaur and Samalkha.

The project is reportedly prepared on a public private partnership basis, and will dispose of 750 tonne of waste per day, while it will also generate 8 MW of power which will be given to the grid. Its concessionaire is JBM Enviro and the concession period of the project is 22 years.

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