Coimbatore: Biomethanation plant to power street lights on Saibaba Colony


Coimbatore: Biomethanation plant to power street lights on Saibaba Colony

Organic waste generated at wards 22 and 23 in the western zone and the farmers’ market will be from now on converted into biogas at the biomethanation plant inaugurated at ward 22 on Saturday.

The plant was constructed under the capacity building for low carbon and climate resilient city development in India (CapaCITIES) project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Head of the federal department of environment, transport, energy and communication and vice-president of the Swiss Federal Council Simonetta Sommaruga handed over the plant to city corporation commissioner J Sravan Kumar.

The plant, which can process 1.5 tonnes of organic waste, was built at a cost of Rs 45 lakh. “Wet waste sent to the mother digester of the plant through conveyor belt will undergo hydrolysis, acidogenesis Read More

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