BBMP plans to convert waste to energy on a trial basis

BBMP plans to convert waste to energy on a trial basis

Following an inordinate delay in developing waste to energy plants to address municipal waste issues of Bengaluru, the city corporation has now planned to install these plants on an experimental basis in two of its existing waste processing units.

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has entered into an agreement with several waste to energy companies including Nexus Novus, Satarem India and Essel Infrastructure to build plants on the outskirts of the city. But the projects were delayed owing to land acquisition, permission and infrastructure development related issues.

In a meeting with officials of the BBMP and representatives from Satarem India, Deputy Chief Minister Dr G Parameshwara who also holds Bengaluru Development portfolio discussed about the possibilities of starting a trial run of converting waste to energy in the BBMP’s existing Seegehalli and Kannahalli waste processing units. Read More

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