Inauguration of Waste to Energy Plant at Tughlakabad, Delhi
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Home Minister Amit Shah on 20 October, 2022 inaugurated MCD's Tehkhand Waste to Energy Plant at Tughlakabad in New Delhi.
This plant will treat 2000 metric tonnes of waste in the national capital per day.
Along with this 5 megawatts of green energy will also be produced by this plant.
It is a multifunctional, multi-purpose plant that will clean the capital Delhi and fulfil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Swachh Bharat Mission.
This plant has been built in collaboration with Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Jindal Group.
Electricity will be generated from the waste in the plant, along with the work of making manure from the waste will also be done.
What is Waste to Energy?
It is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity or heat from the primary treatment of waste into a fuel source.
These plants convert municipal and industrial solid waste into electricity and heat for industrial processing.
The plant works by burning waste at high temperatures and using the heat to make steam.
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