Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami

TN CM inaugurates compressed biogas plant

Tamil Nadu Main Minister Edappadi PalaniswamiIANS

(IANS) Tamil Nadu Main Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday inaugurated the Rs 25 crore compressed biogas (CBG) established up in Namakkal by movie conference in the presence of Union Minister for Petroleium and Purely natural Fuel, Dharmendra Pradhan.

He also inaugurated the 5 CBG retail stores in Namakkal, Salem, Puduchathiram and Rasipuram.

The CBG plant belongs to IOT, a joint undertaking amongst Indian Oil Company (IOC) and German corporation Oiltanking GmbH.

Speaking on the celebration, Palaniswami reported that IOT has a biogas plant in Namakkal for an expense of Rs 34 crore and from that CBG will be designed. 

Edappadi Palaniswami

Edappadi Palaniswami, a loyalist of interim normal secretary of AIADMK social gathering V. K. Sasikala, leaves the Raj Bhavan right after swearing in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, in Chennai, February 16, 2017.Reuters

Palaniswami mentioned the new plant can make 15 tonnes of CBG for every day and 20 tonnes of bio manure for each working day.

He thanked Pradhan for the initiative and explained: “I would like that additional this kind of steps will be carried out in Tamil Nadu and my government will support this sort of actions of the Govt of India for clean up power.”

According to Palaniswami, the point out qualified prospects in era of renewable strength with a full capability of 15,876 MW out of which hydel is 2,322 MW, wind 8,523 MW, solar 4,054 MW, bio mass 266 MW and cogeneration 711 MW.