Mumbai gets India’s first EV charging station powered by food waste

Mumbai gets India’s first EV charging station powered by food waste – Maharashtra Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray has inaugurated India’s first organic waste-powered EV charging station at Keshavrao Khadye road near Haji Ali in Mumbai.

  • The country’s first organic waste-powered EV charging station will generate 220 units of electricity from food waste collected from its nearby areas, mostly from bulk generators like hotels and offices.

Aaditya Thackeray tweeted

  • “Inaugurated India’s first EV charging station powered by bio-gas at Keshavrao Khadye Marg today, which generates 220 units of energy from household waste. Along with powering street lights, this energy plant will now charge electric vehicles too.”

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India’s first EV charging station

  • The plant has been developed on an abandoned plot at Keshvrao Khadye road near Haji Ali circle.
  • It is spread over 2,000 square feet and can generate 80 to 110 cubic metres of gas per day and 220 units of electricity per metric tonne of waste.

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