Essel Infraprojects bags three waste-to-energy projects in AP

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on June 15, 2018

Hitachi Zosen awarded contract

Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL), an enterprise of Subhash Chandra led Essel Group, has bagged three Waste-to-Energy (WtE) projects in the cities of Kadapa, Anantpur and TP Gudem of Andhra Pradesh.

EILhas awarded the contract to Hitachi Zosen India for delivery of the projects.

The contract has been executed between Hitachi Zosen India, a group company of Hitachi Zosen Corporation, which is known as a leading WTE Plants Engineering major and special- purpose companies owned and operated by Essel Infraprojects Ltd.

A Vidyavathsal, President, Environment & Water EPC, Essel Infra in a statement said: “We have bagged these projects, which are in line with the government’s Swachch Bharat campaign. The association with Hitachi Zosen India, which is a leader in waste to energy technology, will enable us deliver state- of-the-art plants.”

‘Successful entry’

Hideaki Horiuchi, Managing Director of Hitachi Zosen India said: “This project is in line with the Clean India Programme initiated by the Indian Government. The award marks our successful entry into Andhra Pradesh by our trend-setting combustion technology. .”

Each of the plants comprises one R-Grate type waste combustor and flue gas treatment systems with a processing capacity of 330 tonnes per day and a power output of approximately 6000 kW.

It is expected that total capacity of four WTE plants will reach 0.57 million tonnes per year by 2019.

Published on June 15, 2018

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