VIJAYAWADA: Subash Chandra-led Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) on Thursday said it has been awarded three waste-to-energy (WTE) projects in Kadapa, Anantapur and Tadepalligudem. In turn, EIL has 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 Corp which is known as a leading WTE plant and engineering major and special purpose companies owned and operated by Essel Infraprojects Ltd.
A Vidyavathsal, president, Environment & Water EPC, Essel Infra said, “We are proud to have bagged these projects which are line with Swachh Bharat campaign. The association with Hitachi Zosen India, which is a leader in waste-to-energy technology, will enable us to deliver state-of-the-art plants.” Hideaki Horiuchi, managing director of Hitachi Zosen India, said, “This project is in line with the Clean India Programme initiated by the Government of India. We are delighted and proud of the award marking our successful entry into Andhra Pradesh by our trendsetting 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 6,000 KW. Earlier, EIL and Hitachi Zosen India have worked together to set up waste-to-energy plant in Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh.