KSIDC to set up 7 waste-to-energy plants in Kerala
June 05, 2019
Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) has been entrusted with the task to set up seven waste-to-energy plants in the State.
It has said the first plant will be set up at Njeliyanparama in Kozhikode on the 12.67-acre plot that the Kozhikode Corporation has leased out to it.
In a statement, KSIDC said the project would be executed at a cost of ₹250 crore with the help of a consortium led by Bengaluru-based Zonta Infratech Private Limited. The consortium will carry out construction and execution of the project.
Stating that the plant would start functioning in two years, it added that the proposed plant will have a capacity to process 300 tonnes of solid waste on a daily basis and convert it into electricity. The beneficiaries are expected to pay Rs 3,500 per tonne as tipping fees to the company for collection and processing of the waste.