Municipal Solid Waste to Energy

Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) had shown keen interest to generate electricity from their MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) to WBREDA in the year 2007. WBREDA acted as a facilitator and managed to form a PPP Mode between HMC and one Private Developer for 7.5 MW Power Plant, where the Municipal Solid Waste will be used as a fuel. The work is now under process.

Recent Development
  • The power demand in Sagar Island is, at present, met from Solar PV Power of aggregate capacity about 250 kW and from a diesel generator power system of capacity 400 kW. The total number of consumer in Sagar Island is to the tune of 1500 now.

    However, there are a large number of prospective consumers, who are awaiting for electric power.Under such circumstances,WBREDA has decided to set up a Wind-Diesel Hybrid power Plant of capacity 500 kW to cater the need of the Island people. [ more ]

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