Waste Management

How much energy can all of India’s landfill waste produce, in GW?


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Correct Answer
1.5 GW

And here's something for you to take back

So this is something most people not in the industry are not aware of.

If you go by just news reports, you could well be thinking that our household waste can generate a humungous amount of heat or power.

India's current total installed capacity for electricity is about 410 GW.

Even if ALL the municipal solid waste generated in the country is used to produce electricity (right now, less than 10% is used), it can generate about 1% of all of India's electri