Waste to Energy Plants Operational in India

IAS Prelims 2023

5 Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) to Energy Plants with a cumulative installed capacity of 66.5 MW are currently operational/under trial run in the country.

The details are as follows:

List of waste to energy plants currently operational/under trial run in the country:

S. No. State Name of the City/ Town Capacity (MW)

 

  Maharashtra Solapur 3.0
  Delhi Okhla 12.0
  Delhi Ghazipur 16.0
  Delhi Narela-Bhawana 24.0
  Madhya Pradesh Jabalpur 11.5
  Total 66.5

Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has received 53 proposals from 22 states with potential to generate 405.3 MW of electricity under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) which are currently under various stages of construction or tendering.

The details of such tenders are:

Waste to Energy Plants under various stages of Construction or Tendering

S. No. State No. of Plants Total Proposed capacity (MW)
1 Andhra Pradesh 11 85
2 Assam 1 5
3 Bihar 1 12
4 Chhattisgarh 2 10
5 Delhi 1 1.6
6 Gujarat 3 30.5
7 Haryana 3 18.5
8 Himachal Pradesh 1 1.7
9 J&K 1 6.5
10 Jharkhand 2 23
11 Karnataka 2 20
12 Kerala 1 10
13 Madhya Pradesh 5 32
14 Maharashtra 3 28.5
15 Manipur 1 1
16 Odisha 1 11.5
17 Punjab 2 16
18 Rajasthan 3 26
19 Tamil Nadu 1 8
20 Telangana 1 11
21 Uttar Pradesh 5 25
22 West Bengal 1 22.5
Total 53 405.3