HCM City to generate power from waste - HCM City to generate power from waste - Website Ho Chi Minh City
Deputy Chairman of the HCM City People's Committee Le Manh Ha has proposed that the city build a power plant from discharged waste.
He suggested the idea to the municipal Department of Science and Technologies, the HCM City Power Company and other agencies, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported.
The plant will consume 1,000 tonnes of waste a day to produce 600,000kWh of electricity. It will use Stoker boiler technology from the Republic of Korea.
HCM City discharges 7,500 tonnes of waste a day and more than 80 percent is organic.