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Journal of Environment and Waste Management

Financial analysis of electricity generation from municipal solid waste a case study

Sushmita Mohapatra

Accepted 19 April, 2015.

Citation: Mohapatra S (2015). Financial analysis of electricity generation from municipal solid waste: Case study. Journal of Environment and Waste Management 2(2): 063-070.


Copyright: © 2015 Mohapatra S. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cited. 


The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is amongst the largest municipal bodies in the world catering to an estimated population of 17 million citizens by providing civic services.   Ghazipur is one of the three existing landfills of Delhi that has come up with a Waste to Energy (WtE) plant processing and disposing off the municipal waste. The plant produces RDF that will result in power generation .This plant will be a source of revenue and also earn carbon credits. This paper deals with the techno economic analysis of the plant to assess its viability on a commercial scale.

Keywords:  Waste to energy, RDF, FIRR. , BOOT, debt equity ratio, debt capital