Nashik Municipal Corporation to develop 250 kW waste to energy project

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) is in the final stages of completing a 250 kW waste to energy project at its municipal solid waste management facility in Nashik. The Rs 68 million project is being funded by the German government’s nodal agency GIZ. Ramky Hyderabad Waste Management Project has been awarded the contract to develop the project. NMC plans to utilise the power generated from the project for captive consumption. The project is likely to consume 30 metric tonnes of waste, which will be processed through biomethanation thus generating electricity.

Meham Sugar Mills has tendered a 20 MW solar project to be developed on a build, own, operate and transfer basis. It is reported, that the co-operative sugar mill will provide 80 acres of land on lease for 25 years to the project developer. The scope of work includes construction, commissioning, and operations and maintenance (O&M) of the project, for which the bid submission deadline is May 7, 2017. The project will be developed on a public-private partnership basis and the power will be sold to Haryana discoms.