Update on new Kodungaiyur waste processing project

Representational Image. WtE plant in Kemsley, UK, constructed by CNIM

A new source provides more detailed information on the waste processing plants at the Kodungaiyur dump yard, planned by the Greater Chennai Corporation, according to The Hindu.

The site is to include an MRF to separate recyclable from non-recyclable waste. The latter is then to be processed by an adjoining WtE plant.

The WtE plant worth a total of INR 3.01 billion (EUR 33.6 million) is to be set up in two phases: phase 1 should have a capacity of 20.76 MWel, while phase 2 is to add 10.3 MWel.

As further stated, a plant to process wet waste into bio-CNG plant is to be built as well. This plant is to cost INR 990 million (EUR 11.1 million).

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