Varanasi will get electricity from the City’s tonnes of waste from 2022
According to the municipal corporation and NTPC, the main three sub plants will be set up within the city.
The National Thermal Power Corporation is set to start a waste to electricity plant by this year’s end with Varanasi Municipal Corporation. If you are a resident of Varanasi, the electricity you get at home will be produced from waste which is discarded every day from 2022. The Varanasi Municipal Corporation with NTPC will resume generating electricity from waste in the city.
According to Varanasi Municipal Corporation and NTPC, the plant will be fully done by the end of this year. It is said that it is the third-largest plant to generate electricity from the garbage after Delhi and Mumbai. The waste to electricity plant will use the city’s 6 tonnes of waste to generate electricity. Other than the main plant, three sub plants will be set up in the city itself according to NTPC and the municipal corporation.
According to NTPC, the waste to electricity plants will get a segregation facility, an emissions control system, an electrical and C&I system, civil work, and a post torrefaction handling facility.