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Delhi Metro First Project to Receive Waste-to-energy Power New Delhi, The metro rail in India’s capital has achieved a milestone in its efforts to establish an environment-friendly network.

Delhi Metro has become the first ever metro project in India to receive power generated from a waste-to-energy plant, Asian News International, ANI, reported on Wednesday, according to WAM.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) the metro operator, said it has started receiving 2 megawatt (MW) power from a 12 MW capacity waste-to-energy plant set up in Ghazipur in East Delhi.

DMRC will take approximately 17.5 million units per annum from this plant, according to a DMRC press statement issued on Tuesday.

Plant will mitigate over 8 million tons of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) over the life of the project, thus combating global warming.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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