1. What are the preliminary requirements and steps that must be taken, negotiations to be completed, contracts to be signed before a facility can be built?
Clearances from local pollution control board would be required. PPA needs to be signed with the local electricity authorities, if the project is aimed as an Independent Power Producer. An arrangement with the municipality to provide a segregated waste on as sustainable basis.
2. Where are WTE facilities located in India?
While there are many attempts in India, three facilities are currently operational and they are located at Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Guntur in AP. These are large plants processing about 250 to 300 tonnes per day and generating 6 MWe.
3. How frequently are new WTE plants built in India, and where?
There are about four to five systems being built now.