KSEB signs power purchase deal

KSEB signs power purchase deal

Providing impetus to the government’s ambitious project to establish Waste-to-Energy (WtE) plants across the State, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) on Tuesday signed a power purchase agreement with Kochi-based GJ Eco Power Pvt. Ltd., the agency implementing the project at the Brahmapuram solid waste treatment plant.

Under the agreement, the KSEB will purchase the power generated from the 9.76 MW — WtE plant at a rate of ₹6.17 per unit for a period of 20 years from the commercial operation date. The tariff has been approved by the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission.

The company had been roped in by the Kochi Corporation to implement the State’s first WtE project on a public-private partnership mode. Read More

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