India’s largest landfill-based biogas plant inaugurated
The facility at Hyderabad Integrated Municipal Solid Waste in India’s Telangana State, was inaugurated on 27 October. The project is focused on the conversion of landfill gas into CBG for use as a vehicle fuel.
Ramky Enviro Engineers manages approximately 6 million tonnes per annum of municipal solid waste in 21 cities across the country.
“This project responds to one of the biggest strategic imperatives of today – how can we make India’s infrastructure development more sustainable, while supporting our strategic energy security priorities,” said Masood Mallick, JMD, Ramky Enviro.
Mallick commented that the successful transformation of one of India’s largest municipal waste sites to a significant source of green fuel is a great example of circular economy innovation at scale.
Rajeev Garg, managing director of Bhagyanagar Gas, added: “This project will have a significant impact on reducing the burden on the environment with benefits such as carbon sequestration and reduced emissions of greenhouse gases into the environment and contribute to the greening of the automotive industry.”