The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started utilizing power from a 12 MW waste to energy project set up by the East Delhi Waste Processing Company Limited (EDWPCL) in Gazipur, Uttar Pradesh.
This is the first of a kind initiative where a Metro Rail company in India is receiving power from a waste to energy project. A total of 2 MW capacity will be supplied to the DMRC through this facility.
The power is being used by the Vinod Nagar receiving sub-station of the DMRC. This will fulfill the operational needs of the Pink Line of the Delhi Metro.
Power of around 17.5 million units per year will be consumed by the DMRC from this project. The total energy consumed through this arrangement may vary depending on the real-time output of the project. Read More