National Green Tribunal has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take remedial action against the three waste-to-energy plants in Ghazipur, Okhla and Narela-Bawana.
Q What is Waste to Energy plant and how it works?
Waste to Energy or Waste to Power is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and heat from the primary treatment of waste.
Q What are various methods for waste to Power generation?
1. Thermal technologies:
Incineration: It is the most common and popular method for waste to energy generation. The organics from the waste collected are burnt at high temperatures.