Client – Thane Clean Environment Pvt Ltd
Site Location – Daighar, Thane
Project Type – Mini Industrial Township: Comprising of WtE Plant Building 1200 TPD, Pre-Processing Unit, Allied Utilities, Staff Housing, Open Green Landscaped areas.
Site Area – 40 acres
Built-up Area – 3.43 lac sqft
Project Cost- 500 cr
Project Status – Ongoing
Scope of Services – Comprehensive Services: Master Planning, Architecture & Landscape Design, Statutory Sanctions & Building Permissions
Project Brief –
Waste to Energy (WtE) is a process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste.
The proposed Waste To Energy Plant, is located at Daighar, Thane within the jurisdiction of Thane Municipal Corporation. The project is envisioned in two phases. The proposed plant is designed for a capacity of 1200 TPD capacity on completion, with an estimated power generation of 24MWh. The project is in compliance with provisions stipulated in the SWM Rules, 2016.
The project is based on Control Combustion technology (incineration) for processing of Mixed MSW. Mass-burn systems are the predominant form of the MSW incineration. Mass-burn systems generally consist of either two or three incineration units ranging in capacity from 500 to 1,000 tons per day; thus, minimally processed refuse.
The major components of a mass burn facility include:
- Refuse receiving, handling, Presorting and storage systems
- Combustion and steam generation system (a boiler)
- Flue gas cleaning system
- Power generation equipment (steam turbine and generator)
- Condenser cooling water system
- Residue hauling and storage system
The design is a unique amalgamation of technical aspects of the plant & the community requirements. The overall masterplan is designed keeping in mind the phase-wise development of the plant. The campus is developed on the lines of Sustainability. The site is divided into three major zones as per the design functionality & requirement.
- Community Zone: Segregated area for Community well-being
- Buffer Zone: Intermediate zone acting as a buffer between the community space & the plant building
- Plant Zone: Plant area for WtE
A green buffer is proposed along the periphery of the site that emphasizes the sustainability aspect of the project. Two separate entries, one each for Material & Office staff has been proposed. A complete loop for vehicle movement is proposed for an efficient movement within the campus. All major areas that would be handling the waste are maintained at negative pressure, as an odour control measure.
Advantages of WtE:
- Production & use of energy
- Reduction of waste going to landfill
- Stability in availability of energy & its price
- Avoid methane emissions from landfills
- Use of by-products as fertilizers, fly-ash bricks, Refuse-derived Fuel (RDF) etc