03/26/2021 | Press release | Archived content
INDIA, MAIRE TECNIMONT. PRODUCTION PLANT INAUGURATED FOR BIOGAS GENERATED FROM ORGANIC WASTE, TO PRODUCE ELECTRICITY
In Mangalore (Karnataka State) on the Campus of the National Institute of Technology, a production plant has been inaugurated for biogas generated from organic waste, used to produce electricity. The plant was financed by Tecnimont Private Limited, the Maire Tecnimont Group's engineering company in India, which employs about 2,000 employees in addition to the 3,000 experts in the Electrical and Instrumentation Construction Division that works worldwide.
The pilot project, which also includes training and technical assistance, as well as granting study bursaries, is part of the Italian Group's Corporate Social Responsibility action in India, the aims of which include furthering research and knowledge of biogas technology (basic theory, design, energy saving, etc.). The National Institute of Technology, which was set up in 1960 in one of 32 such institutes, and is seen as being one of the most important by the Indian Government.
The pilot project fits in perfectly with the indications in the Action Plan signed by the Italian and Indian Prime Ministers last November. The plan's priorities precisely include that of cooperation in the energy transition, green economy, and circular economy.