The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) will soon start generating 10 mega watt electricity from waste. The plant currently uses 300 metric tonne waste to generate 3 mega watt electricity. It will soon upgraded to take 700 metric tonne waste to generate 10 mega watt electricity.
Pune city generates around 1,600 metric tonne garbage every day. Of which, waste to energy projects make use of 375 metric tonne waste. Besides, a total 15 more bio gas plants are currently under construction. Once, all of them become operational, they will take care of 75 metric tonne of waste every day.