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Biogas
Plans for new biogas plant in Bathinda

Plans for new biogas plant in Bathinda

The Bathinda Municipal Corporation is planning to construct a biogas plant in Bathinda, Punjab, under the SATAT programme (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation). The project should be executed as a public-private partnership (PPP). The plant…

Biogas
Gail to set up 3 AD plants in Chhattisgarh

Gail to set up 3 AD plants in Chhattisgarh

The Bathinda Municipal Corporation is planning to construct a biogas plant in Bathinda, Punjab, under the SATAT programme (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation). The project should be executed as a public-private partnership (PPP). The plant…

Waste to Energy
Ludhiana proposes waste complex including WtE

Ludhiana proposes waste complex including WtE

The Municipal Corporation of Ludhiana, Punjab, has issued a new WtE proposal to the Municipal Infrastructure Development Company (PMIDC). The proposal reportedly provides for a waste complex including garbage processing, bioremediation of legacy waste, as…

Biogas
PEDA and GAIL to set up 10 new CBG plants

PEDA and GAIL to set up 10 new CBG plants

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) and public gas company GAIL India Limited have signed an agreement to develop 10 new CBG plants in Punjab. According to the agreement, the plants should, in total, process…

Biogas
10 CBG plants to be set up in Punjab

10 CBG plants to be set up in Punjab

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to set up 10 compressed biogas (CBG) projects in Punjab. The plants are expected to produce a…

Biogas
Plans for new CBG project in Hoshiarpur

Plans for new CBG project in Hoshiarpur

The Government of the state of Punjab is planning to develop a CBG plant in Baroti village, Hoshiarpur district. Plans provide for the plant to process 49,350 tpy of agricultural residues to produce 20 tpd…

Waste to Energy
Update on new Amritsar WtE project

Update on new Amritsar WtE project

The WtE project at the Bhagtanwala landfill in Amritsar, Punjab, is reportedly threatened by a property dispute and the omission of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to issue a non-objection certificate (NOC) to…

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…

Biomass Energy
Punjab: Proposal for 100 MWel of biomass plants

Punjab: Proposal for 100 MWel of biomass plants

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy of the State of Punjab has proposed plans to develop 100 MWel of biomass power projects. According to the report, the Ministry is seeking Viability Gap Funding of…

Agricultural
MoEFCC: Financial assistance for new ex-situ pelleting plants

MoEFCC: Financial assistance for new ex-situ pelleting plants

Addressing participants at a workshop in Chandigarh, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mr Bhupender Yadav commended the collaborative efforts of all stakeholders to substantially bring down the paddy farm fire counts during…

Biogas
New AD plant installed in Punjab

New AD plant installed in Punjab

In Punjab, a dairy farmer has installed a new AD plant that gets fed with manure originating from his 150 cows, according to a news report. The plant produces biogas that gets delivered to local…

Sorting/MBT
Refurbished RDF production plant in Dadumajra online

Refurbished RDF production plant in Dadumajra online

An upgraded solid waste processing plant has recently been commissioned at Dadumajra in Chandigarh City, Punjab. The plant should process dry waste for conversion into RDF. At the facility built in 2008, as further stated,…

Biogas
Tender released to build new CBG plant in Ludhiana

Tender released to build new CBG plant in Ludhiana

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) intends to set up a CBG plant at the Haibowal Dairy Complex in Ludhiana, Punjab. As part of the so-called Buddha Nullah Rejuvenation Project, the future plant should be used…

Biogas
Two more CBG plants for Punjab in 2022

Two more CBG plants for Punjab in 2022

According to the Times of India, two additional CGB plants running on paddy straw are expected to start operations by year-end. One facility using 5,000 tonnes of paddy straw is planned to be erected in…

News
Punjab Minister: Will promote green energy and biofuels in state

Punjab Minister: Will promote green energy and biofuels in state

Punjab’s New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister Aman Arora has emphasized the need to make optimum use of municipal solid waste to generate green energy and biofuel. The minister declared that his government is committed…

Biogas
Bhutal Kalan CBG plant commissioned

Bhutal Kalan CBG plant commissioned

The Compressed Biogas (CBG) plant in the village of Bhutal Kalan in Sangrur district, Punjab, has now started commercial CGB production. The plant producing 33.23 tpd was commissioned in April 2022. As per earlier information,…

Biogas
Haibowal AD plant not running at full capacity

Haibowal AD plant not running at full capacity

The Haibowal in Ludhiana, Punjab, is not working at full capacity. The plant at Hambran road is running at 100 to 125 tpd of cow dung, whereas its regular capacity is at least 225 tpd.…

Biogas
Five AD projects signed in Punjab

Five AD projects signed in Punjab

Five biogas projects accepting paddy straw are to be built in Punjab, according to the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA). As reported, a corresponding agreement has been signed recently by PEDA and M/s EverEnviro Resource…

Biogas
CBG plant to be built in Bhogpur

CBG plant to be built in Bhogpur

Two energy projects are being proposed at the location of the Bhogpur Cooperative Sugar Mill in Bhogpur, Punjab. A 15 MW power plant not further specified is reportedly to be built, as well as a…

News
Punjab Invest signs MoU with PSO-RGAI

Punjab Invest signs MoU with PSO-RGAI

Invest Punjab has signed an MoU recently with the Punjab State Office-Renewable Gas Association of India (PSO-RGAI). The new agreement aims at promoting the development of biofuel compressed biogas (CBG) plants in Punjab. As reported…

Policy & others
Punjab to renegotiate FiTs

Punjab to renegotiate FiTs

The Government of Punjab has unanimously passed a bill to renegotiate FiTs under Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in place between the public utility Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) and renewable energy generators. Reportedly, the…

Biogas
Chandigarh CBG plant to be commissioned in January

Chandigarh CBG plant to be commissioned in January

The compressed biogas plant in the Sangrur district of Chandigarh, Punjab, is set to be commissioned in January 2022, according to a Times Now report. The plant should process paddy straw stubble to produce 33…

Waste to Energy
WtE project in Punjab scrapped by officials

WtE project in Punjab scrapped by officials

A proposed WtE project in Samgoli, Dera Bassi, has been scrapped by the authorities of Punjab. As further reported, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and the Mohali Municipal Corporation (MC) received approval by the…

Biomass Energy
Two biomass projects delayed until 2022

Two biomass projects delayed until 2022

Two paddy straw biomass projects in Punjab are facing delays and are now expected to become operational in 2022, as reported by The Times of India. This includes a 10 MW project in Fatehgarh Sahib…

Biogas
Bhutal Kalan CBG plant is to start in November

Bhutal Kalan CBG plant is to start in November

The bio-CNG plant in the village of Bhutal Kalan, Punjab, is due to become operational by November 2021. The plant located in Lehra Tehsil, Sangrur district, is supposed to process up to 150,000 tpy of…

Policy & others
Officials from Chandigarh made visit to unsuitable waste plant

Officials from Chandigarh made visit to unsuitable waste plant

On 22 June, 10 councillors and officials of the Chandigarh municipal corporation (MC) have visited a waste processing plant in the city of Ambala, Haryana to study technology for processing dry waste. However, as further…

Policy & others
‘Punjab has achieved 100 percent door-to-door waste collection’

‘Punjab has achieved 100 percent door-to-door waste collection’

Punjab has achieved almost 100 per cent door-to-door collection and segregation of municipal solid waste, Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan has said. The Chief Secretary said that the state would intensify its efforts for the management…

Policy & others
NGT acts tough with Punjab municipal authorities

NGT acts tough with Punjab municipal authorities

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to seize bank guarantees of Zirakpur, Banur and Nayagaon municipal councils. The committee directed the PPCB to encash Rs 2 lakh bank…

Waste to Energy
New WtE plant to be built in Mohali

New WtE plant to be built in Mohali

The Punjab government has decided to build a 7MW waste to energy plant at Simgauli in Mohali district. The plant, spread over an area of 50 acres, will be designed to generate electricity of 600…

Mixed Waste
Punjab PCB cracks whip on private SWM firm for poor service

Punjab PCB cracks whip on private SWM firm for poor service

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has imposed a Rs 10 lakh bank guarantee on private firm A2Z Waste Management for poor management of solid waste at the Tajpur Road garbage dump. The firm is…

Biomass Energy
Straw-fired Jaitu plant ready for operation

Straw-fired Jaitu plant ready for operation

The 18 MWel plant in Jaitu, Faridkot, Punjab, is ready to generate electricity from paddy straw in this year’s season. According to The Tribune, the plant was built to keep local farmers from burning the…

Agricultural
LMC proceeds with biogas plans

LMC proceeds with biogas plans

According to The Hindustan Times, the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation (LMC), Punjab, is proceeding with plans to build a biogas plant in the city. The plans were approved several years ago, but have not been pursued…

Biogas
Biogas plant under construction in Patiala

Biogas plant under construction in Patiala

According to The Tribune, a quarter of the new dairy AD project by the Municipal Corporation of Patiala, Punjab, has been completed. As reported in December 2018, the MC was seeking approval from the state…

Biomass Energy
Tender for 54 MW hybrid biomass solar project in Punjab

Tender for 54 MW hybrid biomass solar project in Punjab

According to Mercom India, the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) has released a tender for a 54 MW solar-biomass hybrid project, consisting of a 6 MW biomass plant and four 12 MW solar projects, which…

Waste to Energy
Six WtE facilities planned in Punjab

Six WtE facilities planned in Punjab

The cities of Amritsar, Bathinda, Mohali, Rupnagar, Moonak, and Nawanshahr, in Punjab plan to set up WtE plants, as was reported by The Economic Times. For this purpose, the government of Punjab intends to introduce…

Punjab Renewable Energy Systems plans to raise funds worth INR 69.55 crores

Punjab Renewable Energy Systems (PRESPL), an Indian biomass supplier, plans to raise around inr 69.55 crores in a Series B funding round, according to Bioenergy Insight. The company plans to obtain INR 34.77 crores from…

PSPCL to revive Jalkheri biomass power station

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has initiated the revival of a 10 MW biomass power plant in Jalkheri, Punjab, which has been idle for 11 years, on renovate, operate and transfer (ROT) basis, according…

Biomass Energy
60 MW biomass plant to be developed in Punjab

60 MW biomass plant to be developed in Punjab

Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. has announced plans to develop a new 60 MW biomass plant in Punjab, following the closure of two thermal plants in Bathinda and Ropar with a combined capacity of 880…

Biogas
Government funds methods for utilising crop residues

Government funds methods for utilising crop residues

The Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh, has recently urged Indian farmers to make use of new methods for treating crop residues, including biogas production. According to Devdiscourse, the government will allocate…

Biogas
Closed biogas unit will not be restored

Closed biogas unit will not be restored

According to The New Indian Express, a currently shut-down biogas plant in Ajith Singh Nagar, Punjab, will not be revived again. Reportedly, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has not received any bids from companies in a…

Biogas
Punjab approves further nine biogas proposals

Punjab approves further nine biogas proposals

The Chief Minister of the federal state of Punjab has recently granted in-principle approval for nine biogas projects to be located across the state, according to Outlook India. The projects would entail a combined investment…

Biogas
Up to USD 150 million for new AD projects in Punjab

Up to USD 150 million for new AD projects in Punjab

Indian biogas company Rika Biofuels plans to invest up to USD 150 million (EUR 127 million) in 10 new bio CNG plants in Punjab, northern India, according to the Economic Times. The company has signed…

Biogas
Verbio methane project approved in Punjab

Verbio methane project approved in Punjab

The government of Punjab, northern India, has approved an INR 710 million (EUR 8.7 million) bio-compressed natural gas project, as reported by the Business Standard. The project will be set up by Verbio India Private…

Plastic
New RDF production plant planned in Punjab State

New RDF production plant planned in Punjab State

In a meeting with the Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh, it was decided that a waste-to-energy plant would be set up at the Sugarfed plant in Nakodar by March. According to Tribune India, this would…

Biogas
Punjab government to start big AD project

Punjab government to start big AD project

In the course of Punjab’s government’s goal to cope with paddy straw management the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Oil Corporation to plan several AD plants. To start the project the government…

State government supports AD projects in Moga

According to The United News of India, the local government of Punjab aims to support biogas projects in Moga by subsidising costs. Therefore, a new AD plant owner in the rural areas should get a…

New WtE project in Bathinda

Jindal Infrastructure Limited (JITF) Company plans to set up an 8 MW solid waste treatment plant in Bathinda, Punjab. The company operates an RDF plant, which processes waste from the city along with 18 other…

Update on AD facility planned in Buddha Nallah

Update on an ongoing biogas project on Tajpur Road in Buddha Nallah, Punjab. The plant has not yet been constructed, despite the fact that the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) has already completed the…

Waste management pilot project proposed in Punjab

According to The Tribune, in a presentation to the Governor of Punjab, the representatives of ICL Waste Tech Limited proposed a cost-free waste management pilot project. This project will involve the conversion of solid waste…

Biomass Energy
Biomass plants to purchase RDF

Biomass plants to purchase RDF

Owners of regional biomass plants in India have finally agreed on purchasing refuse-derived fuel from a solid waste management plant in Bathinda, Punjab. As reported by The Tribune, the Indian government agency National Green Tribunal…