NTPC to set up solid waste management plant in Varanasi

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has signed an agreement with Varanasi Nagar Nigam for setting up a waste to energy (WTE) plant worth Rs 1.80 billion.

Under the project, the plant will install waste segregation facility of 600- 800 tonnes per day of municipal solid waste. This waste will be processed and fed into the reactor to produce torrefied charcoal. The torrefied charcoal which is similar to coal can be successfully blended with fuel in thermal power plants to produce electricity.

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