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December , 2014
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NDMC plans to meet its power needs from waste, plans 2 large waste-to-energy plants

Source: The Times of India, Date: December , 2014

As part of the Smart City project, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) plans to become energy-neutralógenerating as much power as it consumesóby March 2016. After setting up small-scale waste-to-energy plants in its jurisdiction, the civic agency is planning to set up a big plant that will generate about 100MW power in a day.† The civic agency will soon float a tender for the project that is likely to come up in south Delhi.† "Our plan is to become energy-neutral by 2016. We plan to set up a waste-to-energy project which will generate 96MW in a day (4MW per hour) from 170 metric tonnes of waste. This will help us achieve our target of 200MW-plus power per day. We plan to set up two such plants,'' said Jalaj Shrivastava, chairman, NDMC.

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