Punjab to establish unit to generate power from industrial waste

Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday gave in principle approval for establishment of a renewable energy project which will use industrial waste to generate power.

Badal gave this approval on the spot after a demonstration at Ersekvadkert town in Hungary, which he is visiting with a delegation from Punjab, in which scientists of Fakon Vallalkozasi KFT company showcased the new technology which uses scientific invention to heat sulphur using photovoltaic cells to produce power.

“Fakon Vallalkozasi managing director Laszlo Pakh assured the deputy CM that it would install a one MW renewable energy plant using the company’s patented invention in Punjab within six months. He said the project would usher in a new revolution in the renewable energy business in Punjab,” a Punjab government spokesman said here.

Badal is visiting Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic during his tour.


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