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The Government of Uttarakhand officially has planning to generate electricity from waste under an initiative ‘Waste to Energy’. as stated by Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board  Uttarakhand, this waste can generate up to 5 megawatts of electricity. Waste to Energy initiative also aims to solve the problem of unavailability of landfills to dispose of the solid waste across the hilly area of Uttarakhand with has 10 out if 13 districts as hilly areas.

Hilly areas of Uttarakhand generate 900 tonnes of wastedaily, data released by state government. Uttarakhand generate Petroleum waste.  Petroleum coke is also known as abbreviated coke or petcoke is a final solid by-product that derives from the oil refining process and is very rich in carbon.

Uttarakhand Govt planning to generate electricity from waste Uttarakhand Govt planning to generate electricity from waste