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Tender issued for Vellalore biogas plant

Tender issued for Vellalore biogas plant

The Coimbatore Municipal Corporation has issued a tender for the planned biogas project at the Vellalore landfill in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. INR 600 million (EUR 6.61 million) have been allocated to the project. Construction is…

Biogas
Tender issued for Tiruchi CNG plant

Tender issued for Tiruchi CNG plant

The Tiruchi Corporation has launched a tender to develop a CNG plant at the Ariyamangalam landfill in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. The plant should be developed under a PPP. It should process 100 tpd of commercial…

Biomass Energy
Tamil Nadu power plant started co-firing biomass

Tamil Nadu power plant started co-firing biomass

The thermal power plant located in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, has been converted to co-firing biomass. The plant, called NLC Tamilnadu Power Ltd, is a joint venture of NLC India Ltd and TANGEDCO and started co-firing…

Biogas
New biogas plant proposed in Coimbatore

New biogas plant proposed in Coimbatore

The Coimbatore Municipal Corporation has plans to establish a new biogas plant in the Vellalore dump yard in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The proposed plant should have a capacity of 100 tpd to generate biogas that…

Biogas
3 new biogas plants to start near Chennai in 2024

3 new biogas plants to start near Chennai in 2024

Three new biogas plants should be operational by Februrary 2024 near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The plants are supposed to be set up at the direction of Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) in Manali, Shollinganallur, and Koyambedu.…

Waste to Energy
Chennai approves WtE project under PPP

Chennai approves WtE project under PPP

The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC), Tamil Nadu, has approved a project to build a WtE plant under a PPP model. The plant is to process wet waste and RDF generated in processing plants in Kodungaiyur…

Plastic
TN establishes new check posts for controlling plastic waste dumping on coastline

TN establishes new check posts for controlling plastic waste dumping on coastline

To mitigate the negative impact of plastic waste on coastlines, the forest department and district administration have established special check posts in Ervadi. The Ramanathapuram district is known for its rich biodiversity, including five bird…

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…

News
TN: Biomining at Kodungaiyur to begin soon

TN: Biomining at Kodungaiyur to begin soon

The Tamil Nadu government has granted its permission to the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) to carry out biomining at the Kodungaiyur dump yard. It is expected to cost Rs 641 crore and construction is expected to begin…

News
TN police set up squad to monitor dumping of waste from Kerala

TN police set up squad to monitor dumping of waste from Kerala

The Tamil Nadu police have established a special unit to keep an eye on medical trash being dumped in Tennessee from Kerala. According to a press release from state police headquarters, “South zone police have…

Construction
Plans for new C&D waste plant in Vellalore

Plans for new C&D waste plant in Vellalore

Another C&D waste facility is being planned in Vellalore, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu. The location has been chosen by Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC). The facility should cost INR 60 million (EUR 700,000). The Tamil…

Waste to Energy
Coimbatore receives funding for new WtE plant

Coimbatore receives funding for new WtE plant

The Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC), Tamil Nadu, will receive funds amounting to INR 700 million (EUR 8.7 million) under the Federal Government’s Swachh Bharat mission’s Solid Waste Management fund. With these funds, a C&D…

Policy & others
Tamil Nadu to get a new waste management corporation?

Tamil Nadu to get a new waste management corporation?

The Tamil Nadu government plans to establish a separate solid waste management corporation, similar to the agency in Goa. Mr Siva V Meyyanathan, the state minister for climate change and environment said that this agency…

News
TN: CAG notes heavy cost of poor solid waste facility management

TN: CAG notes heavy cost of poor solid waste facility management

According to the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) report submitted in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, the delay in completing an integrated solid waste management facility, even after 12 years of planning, has resulted in the…

Policy & others
World Bank to invest $150 million in Chennai

World Bank to invest $150 million in Chennai

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a $150 million program to support the Government of Tamil Nadu to transform Chennai into a world-class city that is more green, livable, competitive, and resilient…

Sorting/MBT
Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

Ariyalur cement kiln plans to incinerate RDF only

The Dalmia Cement company in Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu, plans to switch completely to the incineration of refuse-derived fuel by 2040. According to global cement, the abandonment of the incineration of fossil fuels is part of…

Policy & others
Tamil Nadu introduces new WtE tariff

Tamil Nadu introduces new WtE tariff

Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has determined new generic tariffs for electricity produced from WtE projects at INR 6.28 per KWh. As reported by Mercom India, The new tariff will be effective from 1…

Biogas
German municipal utility to invest in Tamil Nadu

German municipal utility to invest in Tamil Nadu

The German municipal utility of Schwäbisch Hall is planning to fund a pilot energy and water provider project in Tamil Nadu, southern India. This was reported by Energate Messenger. The municipal utility intends to install,…

Biogas
AD plant at Vellalore landfill to be expanded

AD plant at Vellalore landfill to be expanded

According to the Times of India, the AD plant at the Vellalore landfill in Tamil Nadu should be increased. An existing 100 tpd vermicompost plant should also be expanded by another 100 tpd. Additionally, according…

Plastic
Civic body to build RDF incineration plant at Vellalore landfill

Civic body to build RDF incineration plant at Vellalore landfill

The Tamil Nadu authorities plan to spend more on solid waste management, as The Times of India indicates. The Vellalore landfill will profit from several investments to acquire modern technology such as unmanned vehicles to…

Biogas
New biogas plant at Srirangam temple

New biogas plant at Srirangam temple

A new AD plant at the Ranganathaswamy temple campus in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, has been put into operations, as The Times of India reported. The plant processes 70 kg of food waste and 300 kg of cow…

New WtE project planned in Vellalore

According to The Hindu, the National Green Tribunal is planning to set up a new WtE facility in Vellalore, Tamil Nadu. The new plant should have an intake capacity of around 192,000 tpy of waste.…

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
Update on new RDF project in Tiruchi

Update on new RDF project in Tiruchi

As was reported by Nyoooz, the local government of Tiruchi has decided for a company which is to carry out the new RDF project in Tiruchi, state of Tamil Nadu. The planned RDF facility should…

Update on Coimbatore WtE plans

As reported by The Economic Times, the proposed WtE plant in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, is said to be planned after the model of a German WtE facility in the Stuttgart region, Baden-Württemberg. Coimbatore’s city mayor…

Tamil Nadu to establish new waste rules

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu is expected to impose new waste legislation soon, following the union government’s 2016 Solid Waste Management Rule. The proposed policy includes a measure forbidding high calorific non-recyclable waste to…

New C&D recycling plant underway in Vellalore

As reported by The Times of India, the civic body of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, will call for a tender to build a construction and debris recycling plant. The plant is estimated to cost about INR…

Gasification plant underway in Tambaram

Preliminary civil works have begun at a WtE gasification facility in the village of Venkatamangalam, Tamil Nadu. It will process MSW from the municipalities of Tambaram and Pallavaram. Mumbai-based Essel Infraprojects and Tambaram Municipal Solid…

Plans for WtE plant in Chennai

There are plans to build a WtE facility in Kuthambakkam, a suburb of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This was reported by The Hindu. Representatives of companies from various countries made proposals at a meeting at the…