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March , 2015
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Street lights glow on electricity generated from vegetable waste

Source: The Hindu, Date: March , 2015

Soon, thirty sodium vapour lamps on the Basin Bridge–Elephant Gate Road will burn with power generated by the bio-methanation plant in Pulianthope. The Rs. 45-lakh plant, located on the spacious garbage transfer station within Zone V (Royapuram), is one of the first projects to be undertaken by the civic body to convert vegetable waste into electricity. Along with scientists from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, which provides technical support for the project, engineers of the civic body have been conducting trials at the transfer station.

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