Tag: Karnataka

Waste to Energy
Bidadi WtE plant not yet operational

Bidadi WtE plant not yet operational

According to a new source, Karnataka Power Corporation Limited’s (KPCL) WtE facility in Bidadi, Karnataka, is not yet operational. According to September 2023 information, the plant was scheduled to start operations within the 2 to…

Waste to Energy
Bengaluru plans to relocate all waste processing plants

Bengaluru plans to relocate all waste processing plants

The Government of Bengaluru, Karnataka, has announced plans to relocate all waste processing plants to uninhabited areas outside the city. According to the announcement, the plan is to set up so-called “Integrated Solid Waste Management…

Waste to Energy
Bidadi WtE plant to open soon

Bidadi WtE plant to open soon

The proposed WtE plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, is expected to be operational within the next 2 to 3 months. This is according to a recent statement made by India’s Minister of Power. The 11.5 MW…

Biogas
Bengaluru to get four new AD plants

Bengaluru to get four new AD plants

Four new small-scale AD projects are to be installed in Bengaluru, Karnataka, within the next 4 to 5 months. Each AD plant should treat wet waste, animal, and horticultural waste. Tenders for the projects have…

Waste to Energy
JBIC to provide loan for Bidadi Waste to Enery plant

JBIC to provide loan for Bidadi Waste to Enery plant

State-owned company Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has signed an agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on a JPY 1.85 billion (EUR 11.6 million) loan. The loan is to be used to finance…

Waste to Energy
Bidadi WtE plant to be operational in October

Bidadi WtE plant to be operational in October

The WtE plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, is now scheduled to start operations in October 2023. According to the source, civil works have been completed and the equipment is currently being assembled. The 11.5 MW plant…

Policy & others
Karnataka to implement strict e-waste policy

Karnataka to implement strict e-waste policy

To ensure that electronic waste is managed in an organized way, the Karnataka state government is working on a strict separate policy. The new policy is supposed to be implemented as soon as possible, as…

Mixed Waste
New solid waste recycling plant commissioned in Kesare

New solid waste recycling plant commissioned in Kesare

The recycling plant in Kesare, Karnataka, has been commissioned. It processes solid and wet waste. According to the source, the plant will initially process 50 tons of waste per day. The capacity is planned to…

Biogas
GAIL to set up CBG plant in Bengaluru

GAIL to set up CBG plant in Bengaluru

The Karnataka government has given the green signal to GAIL Gas Limited (CGL) to build a compressed biogas (CBG) plant on an 18-acre BBMP plot of land in Mandur on the outskirts of Bengaluru. GAIL…

News
NGT asks Karnataka to deposit Rs 2,900 crores

NGT asks Karnataka to deposit Rs 2,900 crores

The Karnataka government has been ordered to deposit Rs The Karnataka government has been ordered to deposit Rs 2,900 crores as compensation for the state’s inability to implement solid and liquid waste management standards by…

Plastic
New plastic recycling plant installed in Bangalore

New plastic recycling plant installed in Bangalore

Together with Yunus Social Business Fund gGmbH and its subsidiary Cofresco, German retail coffee company Melitta has set up a plastic recycling plant in Bangalore, Karnataka. The plant is part of an initiative named “Fair…

Biogas
BBMP to set up 2 large AD plants in Bangalore

BBMP to set up 2 large AD plants in Bangalore

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has announced plans to set up two large-scale biogas plants running on municipal organic waste. The 500 tpd BioCNG facilities are planned at the Chikkanagamangala and Karnataka Compost Development Corporation…

Waste to Energy
Financing of Bidadi WtE plant faces problems

Financing of Bidadi WtE plant faces problems

The Bidadi WtE project, which is currently under construction, could by delayed as the financing of the construction is hindered. The project is being jointly developed by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Karnataka Power…

Biogas
New biogas plant at Mandur landfill

New biogas plant at Mandur landfill

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) is further developing its plans for a biogas plant at the Mandur landfill in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Back in July 2021, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) sought details of…

News
Financial update on Mysuru C&D waste project

Financial update on Mysuru C&D waste project

The Mysuru City Corporation will allocate INR 50 million (EUR 618,850) for the construction of a C&D waste recycling plant. Total cost for the project is expected to amount to INR 150 million (EUR 1.86…

Policy & others
Karnataka to build 50 SWM facilities in different villages

Karnataka to build 50 SWM facilities in different villages

Karnataka’s Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Mr K S Eshwarappa has said that the government planned to build 50 solid waste management facilities this year to dispose of and process dry trash collected…

E-Waste
Karnataka to install e-waste collection bins

Karnataka to install e-waste collection bins

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will install 50 e-waste collection bins in Bengaluru, including the Vidhana Soudha and the High Court. In addition, one hundred bins will be installed in other parts of…

Company news
Antony Waste’s contract extended in Mangaluru

Antony Waste’s contract extended in Mangaluru

The Karnataka Government has extended Antony Waste Handling Cell Pvt. Ltd.’s seven-year contract for solid waste management with Mangaluru City Corporation, which was set to expire on January 31 this year. The state’s Urban Development…

Recycling
Update on two Mysuru waste plants

Update on two Mysuru waste plants

The two MSW treatment and recycling plants in Kesare and Rayanakere, located in Mysuru (Mysore), Karnataka, have not made any further progress since late 2020, reports Star of Mysore. According to a the source, the…

Waste to Energy
Kannahalli WtE project to start soon

Kannahalli WtE project to start soon

The 1,000 tpd Kannahalli WtE project in Bengaluru, Karnataka has started its waste composting stage. Waste to Energy activities will follow shortly, according to the Bangalore Mirror. Satarem Enterprises Private Limited (SEPL) has signed an…

News
Karnataka HC pulls up KSPCB for not implementing SWM Rules

Karnataka HC pulls up KSPCB for not implementing SWM Rules

The High Court of Karnataka has deplored the failure of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to prosecute public servants for not implementing the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. A Division Bench said that…

Waste to Energy
Karnataka extends the validity of tariff on WtE plants

Karnataka extends the validity of tariff on WtE plants

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has extended the validity of the generic tariff Rs 7.08 / kWh for waste to energy (WTE) projects in the state. (Read the Order document here). The validity of…

Sorting/MBT
MRFs to be set up in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi

MRFs to be set up in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi

According to the Department of Rural Development, the districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi, in Karnataka, will each get a MRF to segregate dry waste. Currently, the search for location is underway. As reported by…

Policy & others
Karnataka extends generic tariff for WtE projects

Karnataka extends generic tariff for WtE projects

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has recently extended the validity of the generic tariff set for municipal solid waste (MSW) projects in the state till 2020. According to Mercom India, a tariff of INR 7.08…

Policy & others
New tariffs for WtE plants in Karnataka

New tariffs for WtE plants in Karnataka

Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) is planning to determine new tariffs for WtE plants. As reported by The Hindu, the new tariff of INR 5.65 per unit for a period of 20 years, will come…

Waste to Energy
State budget includes WtE plant in Bengaluru

State budget includes WtE plant in Bengaluru

As reported by The New Indian Express, the state budget of Karnataka has allocated INR 2,300 crores to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) administrative body for 6 projects this year, including a 400 tpd…

Construction
C&D waste recycling plant to be built in Mysuru

C&D waste recycling plant to be built in Mysuru

The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is planning to build a C&D waste recycling facility in the village of Kuppaluru, Mysore, Karnataka, on an area of 5.5 acres. According to the Star of Mysore, C&D waste…

Waste to Energy
Feasibility report submitted for Mysuru WtE plant

Feasibility report submitted for Mysuru WtE plant

Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has submitted a feasibility report to the Government of Karnataka for establishing a WtE plant in the city, as reported by The Times of India. The city generates around 450 tonnes of waste…

Waste to Energy
KPCL to construct WtE plant in Bidadi

KPCL to construct WtE plant in Bidadi

According to the Deccan Herald, the Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) plans to set up a 15 MW WtE plant in Bidadi, which will utilise 500 to 1,000 tonnes of dry waste daily. The Chief…

Waste to Energy
Variate interested in WtE project in Belgavi

Variate interested in WtE project in Belgavi

Mumbai-based company Variate Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. is interested in constructing a WtE plant in Belgavi, Karnataka, as reported by the Economic Times. By cooperating with Korean firm POSH, it wants to generate power out of…

Waste to Energy
Planned Gorur WtE plant to be relocated

Planned Gorur WtE plant to be relocated

The state government of Karnataka has decided to choose another location for the Gorur, Magadi taluk Waste-to-Energy plant. According to the report by the New Indian Express, the plant is likely to be moved to…

Waste to Energy
Two proposed WtE plants to be approved soon

Two proposed WtE plants to be approved soon

According to the Chief Minister of Karnataka, the state government is planning to establish Waste-to-Energy units in all the six municipal solid waste processing plants in the state. He emphasised on the use of WtE…

Waste to Energy
British firm to invest in South Indian WtE projects

British firm to invest in South Indian WtE projects

As was stated by The Economic Times, British company Biomass Power Ltd. plans to invest in several new WtE projects in the Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Biomass Power Ltd.…

Plastic
BBMP concludes short-term RDF deal with cement firms

BBMP concludes short-term RDF deal with cement firms

Public body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has entered a short-term contract with several unnamed cement factories in the state of Karnataka. As said, the cement producers will treat the RDF that has accumulated at…

Waste to Energy
Plans to build WtE plant in Bidadi

Plans to build WtE plant in Bidadi

A plan to set up a new WtE plant in Bidadi, Karnataka, is said to be in the last stage of being permitted by the state government. If approved, the plant should utilise piped gas…

Policy & others
Karnataka proposes 10 waste management parks

Karnataka proposes 10 waste management parks

The state of Karnataka’s Department for Forests, Environment an Ecology was said to have developed a scheme to set up 10 integrated waste management centres throughout the state. As stated by The Times of India,…

Waste to Energy
Karnataka proposes 10 waste management parks

Karnataka proposes 10 waste management parks

The state of Karnataka’s Department for Forests, Environment an Ecology was said to have developed a scheme to set up 10 integrated waste management centres throughout the state. As stated by The Times of India,…

Karnataka to unveil WtE plans soon

According to a government official, India’s state of Karnataka is to unveil a WtE policy soon. It was already announced that the scheme includes plans to set up 4 WtE plants, one in each of…

C&D waste recycling plant planned for Karnaktaka

The Hubballi-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) is going to set up a Construction and Demolition of Waste Processing Plant (CDWP) in Karnataka. The facility will cost around USD 870,000 and is planned in collaboration with the…

New e-waste recycling facility in Bangalore to open soon

Indian infrastructure company Cereba Integrated Technologies Limited has announced to open its e-waste recycling facility in Bangalore, Karnataka, in April 2016. According to Business Standard, the plant is located on a 12-acre industrial land and…