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Friday, April 27, 2012

Alternate ways of Power Generation is considered in Madurai Corporation

As the state is facing strong power inadequacy, the Madurai Corporation has commenced emphasising on energy generation from alternate steps like solar and bio-ethanol. During the council meeting held yesterday, a resolution has been passed to call tenders from eligible firms to establish solar projects in the corporation under the Public Private Partnership (PPP).

The resolution claimed that power supply for corporation requiring such as pumping stations and taxation centres had considerably rise after the corporation limits have been expanded from 72 wards to 100 wards. With the rising energy needs, the corporation has decided to select eligible players for solar power projects. After receiving government nod, they will moving ahead with calling for the tenders via PPP.

The present demand of the city can be projected to vary between 160 MW-180 MW per day for 4.16 lakh connections in the city.

Madurai Corporation passed important resolution on green energy to produce bio-ethanol and e-diesel by using the extra 250 tonnes of garbage generated from the newly annexed areas of the corporation. The resolution also consisted of producing electricity from bio-ethanol.

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