NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam, a subsidiary of NTPC, has invited online bids on a “two-stage” bidding basis for the EPC Package of Waste to Energy Facility at Ramna, Varanasi.
The bid commenced on 22 June 2021 and will conclude on 27 July 2021. The Varanasi Waste to Energy (WTE) facility is expected to be commissioned by 30 September, 2022.
A Waste to Energy plant with waste segregation facility of 600 TPD fresh Municipal Solid Waste will be installed under the project. The plan will be designed in a modular fashion for assembly, testing, maintenance and replacement of individual sub-assemblies.
NTPC has installed a demo/pilot torrefaction plant at Dadri Stage -1 which uses agriculture residue / MSW as feedstock. This plant deploys “torrefaction” process where MSW is heated in absence of oxygen. The plant which was commissioned in March 2020 presently produces charcoal has a GCV in the range of 4000-5000 kcal/kg.