BBMP, French firm MoU forwaste-to-energy plant

The BBMP on Saturday signed a partnership agreement with a French company to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Chikkanagamangala near Anekal.

The MoU was signed at the Indo-French Economic Summit held here on the occasion of French President Emmanuel Macrons visit to India.

BBMP commissioner N Manjunath Prasad and 3WAYSTE SAS CEO Robert R Filipp signed the agreement. Mayor R Sampath Raj was present.

The plant will be set up by 3WAYSTE SAS at the Chikkanagamangala solid waste disposal site and will can process 500 tonnes of waste and generate 10 MW of power. The project may be commissioned in seven months .

The company has taken the plant area for power generation for a lease of 30 years.

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