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.
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