Generation of Electricity from Municipal Wastes: A Preliminary Survey

Bangalore city, with its fast growing rate of growth has been having a considerable problem of disposal of its garbage. This disposal of garbage and its possible utilisation for generation of energy has been an idea which the city planners have been exploring for quite sometime. The city corporation has received several proposals for utilisation of garbage, prominent of them being for :

1. Anaerobic digestion to generate methane gas,

2. incineration to generate heat.