Salient Features
  • Timarpur Okhla Integrated Waste processing facility offers a safe, technologically advanced means of waste disposal while also generating clean, renewable energy, reducing greenhouse gas and in particular methane gas emissions and supporting recycling through the recovery of metals and other recyclable materials.
  • The Okhla Waste to Energy (WtE) project is India’s first and the largest Waste-to-Energy facility that aims to dispose and process 1/3rd of the Delhi garbage and converts into the much-needed Clean Renewable Energy, enough to serving 6 lakh homes.
  • Project has brought a new revolution in the Waste to energy industry amidst past failures of Government’s initiatives of Timarpur’s incineration plant and Lucknow’s Biomethanation plant.
  • The project is CDM is registered with United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for earning carbon credits.
  • A sustainable solution (Zero Waste Concept) taking Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) through an environmentally friendly combustion process to generate clean and renewable energy.
  • More than 850 waste to energy plants amidst highly populated cities, operational worldwide since past few decades.
  • Exhaustive Flue Gas Cleaning System makes Project as Source of clean renewable energy.
  • Public display system for continuous online display of emissions.
  • Global climate benefits. Recognized under KYOTO Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism.
  • Less land requirement compared to any other waste management technology.
  • Rainwater Harvesting System & Exhaustive Fire Fighting System installed.
  • Wind Anemometer and Ultrasonic Hooter system for avoiding bird menace.
  • A cleaner and healthier Environment due to mitigation of Odor (Smell).
  • Reuse of the residue - Ash can be used for Road pavement/ Brick manufacturing or as Daily cover to Landfill.
  • Feather cap project of Delhi Government. Project Cost is approx 300 Cr against tender cost of 204 Cr.