‘We need more Waste-to-Energy plants’: Andhra Pradesh Expert Committee

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The Chairperson of Andhra Pradesh’s State-level Expert Committee for Protection of Environment Mr T Chatterjee has said there is a need to set up more waste-to-energy plants. Mr Chatterjee expressed his views during a visit to the Guntur waste-to-energy plant, which is nearing completion.

The Guntur Municipal Corporation (GMC) is constructing the plant in association with Jindal Ecopolis. The plant will generate 15MW power from 1200 MT garbage per day which the GMC will get from Guntur, Vijayawada and seven other municipalities. The Hans India reports that Mr Chatterjee urged the GMC to ensure that the plant starts functioning soon.

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