Meat Shops To Fuel City's Clean-Energy Drive?
The New Indian Express Chennai|January 21, 2022
As per corporation’s plan, waste from outlets will be diverted to Bio-CNG plant and gas produced will be sold back
Nirupama Viswanathan

Trash from Chennai’s meat shops will soon go to the corporation’s BioCNG plant to be converted into fuel and sold back. That is, if the ongoing talks are successful.

The idea is to reduce the waste ending up in landfills. several abattoirs, and fish and meat outlets, including TenderCuts, could be part of this initiative by the city corporation.

The Bio-CNG plant at Chetpet can convert 100 tonnes of segregated wet waste into a maximum of 4,000 kg of BioCNG in a day. Presently, it is fed only about 50-60 tonnes, and produces around 700 kg of BioCNG daily. Bio-CNG has a higher percentage of methane than biogas.

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