Press Releases2016

May 13, 2016
Essel Infra announces the successful commissioning of its flagship Waste to Energy plant in Jabalpur!

Essel Infra enters a new era of sustainable development with a first-of-its-kind Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) treatment plant in India. This is a big achievement and a moment of great pride for the Essel Group as this plant is a testimony of not just our commitment to deliver sustainable solutions through innovation, but also India's vision towards contributing to environmental sustainability.

We are extremely happy to announce the successful commissioning of our 11.5 MW waste to energy (WTE) plant in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. This is a huge milestone in our journey towards transforming the quality of lives of our people. The MSW Jabalpur WTE plant is a first-of its-kind project to be implemented in India. 
Featured among the top 40 success stories in improving urban infrastructure, this plant is a testament of Essel Group's expertise in the area of Green Energy and symbolizes our commitment to deliver innovative solutions and partnering in India's growth story by contributing towards initiatives like 'Smart Cities' and 'Swachch Bharat'.

With this commissioning, Essel Infraprojects has ushered in a new era of creating sustainable Smart Cities that is in harmony with our environment, which is core to our vision. This will further strengthen our position as a formidable player in the infrastructure and integrated utilities domain.

Our differentiators

• Essel Infraprojects is the first company to introduce Hitachi Zosen's thermal waste processing solution in India
• 11.5 MW energy generated; equivalent to powering 18,000 households
• Reduction of approximately 37,000 tons of carbon emission in Jabalpur
• 4.4 hectares of land can be saved by processing 2,19,000 tons of solid waste a year

About the Jabalpur MSW Plant

The Jabalpur MSW Private Limited (JMPL) is an award-winning project that deploys Hitachi Zosen's customized thermal waste processing solution. It will generate 11.5 MW energy by recycling 600 tons of municipal solid waste per day and reducing over 37,000 tons of carbon emission for Jabalpur annually.

Advantages galore!

The Jabalpur MSW Plant can process up to 600 tons of waste per day. The Grate Combustion System deployed is the best waste treatment technology in the world with regards to environment friendliness, operating reliability, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. The other salient features include Flue Gas Treatment and water and ash treatment, which ensures that all the waste generates as part of the processes are also treated before emission. The emissions are at par with European standards which are more environment friendly as compared to SWM Rule Book 2016.

Hitachi Zosen: Partnering for 'Smart' solutions

Essel Infraprojects Ltd has an exclusive partnership with Hitachi Zosen, a global leader in 'Waste to Energy' technologies. Headquartered in Japan, Hitachi Zosen provides world class solutions based on their experience of more than 75 years and over 505 reference installations worldwide. The pollution control levels achieved by this technology are as per European standards with a focus on saving energy and increasing efficiency while limiting the impact on the environment. It also aims at reducing the costs incurred for the disposal of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).

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