Tag: Maharashtra

Biogas
New CNG plant inaugurated in Moshi

New CNG plant inaugurated in Moshi

The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has announced to have inaugurated a CNG plant in Moshi, Maharashtra. The plant processes 50 tpd of food waste from hotels and restaurants to produce CNG for waste collection vehicles. The…

Biogas
Four biogas plants commissioned in Mira-Bhayandar

Four biogas plants commissioned in Mira-Bhayandar

The Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) has commissioned four out of seven biogas plants and now applied to the Maharashtra Electricity Commission for a tariff on the electricity generated. These plants, located in different parts of…

Plastic
Dalmia Polypro receives loan for new plastic recycling plant

Dalmia Polypro receives loan for new plastic recycling plant

India-based plastics manufacturer Dalmia Polypro Industries has received a commitment for a USD 30 million (EUR) External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) loan from the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). The loan is for the financing…

E-Waste
Battery recycling plant in Palghar to be extended

Battery recycling plant in Palghar to be extended

RecycleKaro is planning to expand its LIB recycling plant in Palghar, Maharashtra. As per the source, the plant currently processes 2,500 tpy of LIBs and 7,500 tpy of electronic waste. As further indicated, current plans…

Medical
Patalganga medical waste plant should start in 2 years

Patalganga medical waste plant should start in 2 years

The Bombay High Court has now requested that the biomedical waste (BMW) plant in Patalganga, Maharashtra, should be completed within 2 years. As of August 2023, the High Court asked the state and civic authorities…

Biogas
Lasanpur AD plant to be operational in 2023

Lasanpur AD plant to be operational in 2023

Indian company Gruner Renewable Energy is constructing a new AD plant in Lasanpur, Samudrapur, Maharashtra. The plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2023 and should treat 50 tpd of napier grass,…

Landfilling
Maharashtra: 28 cities submit plans for landfill clearance

Maharashtra: 28 cities submit plans for landfill clearance

Maharashtra’s urban development department has received detailed project reports from 28 cities, including Pune, Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, and Solapur, regarding the cleanup of old landfill sites. These cities account for approximately 80% of the total…

Biogas
Approval for 42 new urban AD plants

Approval for 42 new urban AD plants

The Indian Ministry of Finance announced plans to build 500 new AD plants across the country, of which 75 are to be build in urban areas. Most of the urban plants should be build in…

Waste to Energy
Update on Daighar Waste to Energy project

Update on Daighar Waste to Energy project

The Waste to Energy project in Daighar, Thane City, Maharashtra, is expected to begin its first phase of operations in two to three months. The second phase is also expected to start in the coming…

Construction
New deadline for C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik

New deadline for C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik

The proposed C&D waste recycling plant in Nashik, Maharashtra, is now scheduled to become operational within 6 months. A corresponding deadline was set by the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC). The NMC also identified a site…

News
Maharashtra to get first integrated hazardous waste plant

Maharashtra to get first integrated hazardous waste plant

The state’s first integrated plant to process a variety of hazardous wastes has been approved. It will be built in the villages of Kansal and Hendavli in Raigad. The Union environment ministry has given in-principle…

Waste to Energy
New Waste to Energy plant being set up at Deonar landfill

New Waste to Energy plant being set up at Deonar landfill

A WtE plant is currently being set up at the Deonar landfill in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As further reported, the 360 tpd facility is being set up by Waste Management Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Re…

News
Four Circular Economy Parks planned in Maharashtra

Four Circular Economy Parks planned in Maharashtra

Four circular economy parks are being considered in Maharashtra and the state is preparing to create its own circular economy park policy. Leading recyclers, policymakers, business executives, SPCB, IITs, civil society organizations, and experts were…

Waste to Energy
New WtE project could be built in Nashik

New WtE project could be built in Nashik

A new WtE plant could be built in Nashik, Maharashtra, as The Times of India reports. On 23 September 2022, Nashik Municipal Corporation held talks with Mahatma Phule Energy and Infrastructure Technology Ltd (MahaPreit), a…

News
NGT fines Maharashtra govt for poor SWM

NGT fines Maharashtra govt for poor SWM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will be chairing a meeting after his government was ordered to pay Rs 12,000 crore as environmental compensation for improper management of solid and liquid waste by the National Green…

Construction
NMC’s C&D waste plant to be relocated

NMC’s C&D waste plant to be relocated

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC), Maharashtra, is relocating its proposed C&D waste plant. The location will change from an existing garbage depot at the city outskirts in Pathardi to Makhmalabad. This decision was made, according…

Plastic
Maharashtra bans production of plastic-coated items

Maharashtra bans production of plastic-coated items

The Maharashtra government has amended the rule to prohibit the production of articles coated or laminated with plastic. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Eknath Shinde approved the change. This is in addition to the Centre’s nationwide…

Construction
New C&D waste recycling plans in Pathardi

New C&D waste recycling plans in Pathardi

A C&D waste recycling plant is to be constructed in Pathardi, Maharashtra. The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has been planning this project for some time but just recently, an agency was finalised to set up…

Waste to Energy
WtE project at Pune landfill still being discussed

WtE project at Pune landfill still being discussed

Following a major fire at the Moshi landfill in Pune, questions are being raised about the status of the WtE project announced nearly five years ago. In 2017, as part of the development plan Bhosari…

News
NGT pulls up Maharastra govt for waste discharged in Godavari river

NGT pulls up Maharastra govt for waste discharged in Godavari river

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up the Maharashtra government for failing to prohibit the dumping of municipal waste into the Godavari River near Trimbakeshwar. According to an NGT bench led by NGT Chairperson…

Biomass Energy
MahaGenco to trial biobriquette use in coal plant

MahaGenco to trial biobriquette use in coal plant

Public power company Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MahaGenco) is planning to trial the use of biomass briquettes in its coal-fired power plant in Parli, Beed district, Maharashtra state. One of the three 250 MW…

Waste to Energy
Mumbai start-up works on WtE solutions

Mumbai start-up works on WtE solutions

A Mumbai-based start-up is developing waste management solutions for the City of Mumbai, Maharashtra, according to a report by The Times of India. The solutions are aimed at bio and medical waste as well as…

Biogas
Plans to restart operations at biogas plant in Pune

Plans to restart operations at biogas plant in Pune

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has received offers from four private players to install new technology and restart operations of the decommissioned Sarasbaug biogas plant in Pune, Maharashtra. As further reported in late September, in…

Biogas
New technology piloted at Vadgaon AD plant

New technology piloted at Vadgaon AD plant

The Pune Municipal corporation (PMC) plans to resume operations at wet waste biogas plant in Vadgaon Budruk, Pune, Maharashtra. The plant has ceased operations after a rain damage in 2019, according to The Hindustan Times.…

Waste to Energy
BMC awarded environmental permit for Deonar Waste to Energy plans

BMC awarded environmental permit for Deonar Waste to Energy plans

The proposal for the Deonar WtE plant in Mumbai, Maharashtra, has been accepted by the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), according to Hindustan Times. Currently, the plans are being reviewed by the state-level expert…

Medical
Maharashtra generated highest biomedical waste volume in one year

Maharashtra generated highest biomedical waste volume in one year

Maharashtra generated the highest volume of biomedical waste (BMW) in the country between June 2020 and June 2021, according to a recent document submitted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in Lok…

Biomass Energy
Defunct 13 MW biomass plant on sale in Aurangabad

Defunct 13 MW biomass plant on sale in Aurangabad

IL&FS Energy Development Co. Ltd. (IEDCL) plans to sell its currently non-operational 13 MW biomass power plant in Shendra MIDC, Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The Economic Times reports that IEDCL’s subsidiary, Shendra Green Energy Ltd (SGEL) has…

Waste to Energy
MERC announces new feed-in-tariff for Pune WtE project

MERC announces new feed-in-tariff for Pune WtE project

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has announced the tariff for purchasing energy from the proposed 750 tpd WtE facility in Pune, Maharashtra. The revised tariff is INR 7.45 (EUR 0.085)/kWh, reports Mercom India. This, as…

Plastic
Indorama to set up PET resin plant in Nagpur

Indorama to set up PET resin plant in Nagpur

Bangkok, Thailand-based chemicals company Indorama Ventures (IVL) has announced to expand its PET manufacturing site in Nagpur, Maharashtra, reports Recycling Today. As further announced by IVL, the expansion is worth USD 82 million and will…

Policy & others
Maharashtra to provide land for SWM, says Minister

Maharashtra to provide land for SWM, says Minister

The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra has said that it would provide land to all municipal councils and nagar panchayats for solid waste management. The announcement was made by Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb…

Biogas
UP has maximum number of proposed biogas plants

UP has maximum number of proposed biogas plants

It’s official. Uttar Pradesh leads states in setting up plants to produce compressed bio-gas (CBG), followed by Maharashtra and Haryana, according to the petroleum ministry. Of the 515 letters of intent (LoI) issued to entrepreneurs…

Biomass Energy
Maharashtra state authority releases Draft Regulation for Tariff Determination of renewable energy projects

Maharashtra state authority releases Draft Regulation for Tariff Determination of renewable energy projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued the draft version for its tariff determination regulation order for renewable projects, including biomass power projects. The Regulation will apply to projects that are commissioned in the…

Recycling
Plastics-to-fuel plant inaugurated in Pune

Plastics-to-fuel plant inaugurated in Pune

In Pune, Maharashtra, a plastics-to-fuel plant has been inaugurated. In 2018, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) published a tender for the construction of the plant, which was won by Pur O Fuel Pvt Ltd. The…

Biogas
Waste management centre to be built in Kalyan

Waste management centre to be built in Kalyan

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd., in cooperation with the Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) and Green Roots Solutions (GRS), will construct an integrated waste management facility in Kalyan, Maharashtra. According to indiacsr, the facility will include a…

Scrap
Locations discussed for ELV shredding and recycling facility

Locations discussed for ELV shredding and recycling facility

As reported in April 2016, steel service company Mahindra Intertrade Ltd. and state-controlled MSTC Ltd. developed India’s first integrated End-of-Life Vehicle (ELV) shredding and recycling facility that is planned to get operational by 2018 and…

Biomass Energy
Auction to procure 50 MW of biomass capacity to be held in Maharashtra

Auction to procure 50 MW of biomass capacity to be held in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved a reverse auction for the procurement of 50 MW of biomass capacity held by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), Mercom India reports. Successful bidders will…

Biomass Energy
Maharashtra to auction 200 MW of bagasse-fired CHP projects

Maharashtra to auction 200 MW of bagasse-fired CHP projects

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved plans of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited’s (MSEDCL) to procure 200 MW of bagasse-fired CHP projects through competitive bidding. As reported by Mercom India, the ceiling price…

Company news
Canadian Pension Fund invests in ReNeW Power Company

Canadian Pension Fund invests in ReNeW Power Company

According to Clean Technica, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested CAD 247 million (EUR 158 million) in ReNew Power Company to support it in the acquisition of a renewable energy firm Ostro Energy.…

Construction
Plans to construct C&D recycling plants in Maharashtra

Plans to construct C&D recycling plants in Maharashtra

According to The Indian Express, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI) have plans to build C&D waste recycling facilities. As a first step, both partners have identified 10…

Waste to Energy
48 waste management projects to be approved in Maharashtra

48 waste management projects to be approved in Maharashtra

Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of the Indian state of Maharashtra, has announced that new waste management projects for 48 cities should be approved before 31 March 2018. This was reported by Indian Express. These projects…

Waste to Energy
ReNew signs WtE MoU with Maharashtra government

ReNew signs WtE MoU with Maharashtra government

Clean energy company ReNew has announced to have signed an agreement with the government of Maharashtra for investing INR 140 billion (EUR 1.7 billion) in establishing renewable energy plants in the state. According to a…

Waste to Energy
Update on Moshi WtE project

Update on Moshi WtE project

According to The Times of India, the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has received 9 proposals for the implementation of the planned WtE project at the site of the Moshi landfill. Pimpri Chinchwad is located…

Waste to Energy
Update on Bhandewadi WtE project

Update on Bhandewadi WtE project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has announced that it has finally determined the electricity tariffs for the power that will be generated at the upcoming Bhandewadi WtE plant in Nagpur, Indian state of Maharashtra.…

Update on Kolhapur WtE project

According to the newly elected mayor of Kolhapur, Maharashtra, the plans for a new WtE project in the area are still not off the table. Due to the fact that the local landfill is currently…

Mumbai launches new bid for WtE project

According to the commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCoGM), Maharashtra, the corporation is currently reviewing the Deonar WtE project due to a lack of bidders for the initial tender. He believes the…

Plastic
PET bottles to be recycled in Maharashtra

PET bottles to be recycled in Maharashtra

Under the current plastic waste management rules, plastic bottle producers will need to set up recycling plans for the recycling of PET bottles in order to continue producing. According to The Hindustan Times, the Maharashtra…

Waste to Energy
Land allocated for Bhandewadi project

Land allocated for Bhandewadi project

According to Nyoooz, the state government of Maharashtra has finally allocated the land for the Bhandewadi WtE project. The companies behind the project, Essel Infrastructure and Hitachi Zosen Inova, have officially received the land. The…

Biogas
Horse manure-fuelled AD plant planned for Matheran

Horse manure-fuelled AD plant planned for Matheran

The municipal council of Matheran, a hill station in Maharashtra, is planning a new AD plant processing horse manure. The technology for the new plant will be delivered by the Trombay-based Bhabha Atomic Research Centre,…

Small-scale AD plant to be commissioned in Puikhadi

The Kolhapur Municipal Corporation will commission the new AD plant in Puikhadi, Maharashtra, next week. According to The Times of India, the plant should process agricultural waste with a capacity of 5 tons of waste…

Waste to Energy
PMC appoints IIT-Roorkee for analysis of Ramtekdi Waste-to-Energy plant

PMC appoints IIT-Roorkee for analysis of Ramtekdi Waste-to-Energy plant

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to appoint IIT-Roorkee to conduct a techno-commercial analysis at their new Waste-to-Energy plant in Ramtekdi, Hadapsar, in the state of Maharashtra, at a cost of INR 8.26 lakh…