Usha Martin

Project full name Usha Martin Limited- Waste Heat Recovery Based Captive Power Project activity CDM Project number O696 Description The project activity is a steel and iron-ore plant, which is utilizing heat energy of the waste gas of the Direct Reduction Iron (DRI) kiln to generate electricity for in- house consumption. The electricity produced by recovery of heat energy is a cleaner source of energy to meet the partial power requirements of Usha Martin Limited plant than being totally dependent on the grid supply, which Continue reading →


Project full name Pandurang SSK RE Project CDM Project number O313 Description The project is located at the Shree Pandurang Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd co-operative sugar factory in Maharashtra. Sugar factories are typically energy independent, employing co-generation for their own internal steam and power requirements from the combustion of bagasse, a fibrous material resulting from the milling of sugar cane. The CDM project utilizes bagasse for the generation of electricity. The increasing power generation at the plant is leading to exports of power to the Continue reading →

Lafarge Arasmeta

Project full name Substitution of clinker with fly ash in Portland Pozzolana Cement (Blended Cement) at Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd. -Arasmeta Cement Plant CDM Project number 0746 Description Lafarge India is switching the type of cement produced in the Arasmeta Cement Plant. Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) which is highly GHG intensive and consumes excessive amounts of lime stone, electricity and fossil fuels will be replaced by Portland Porzolona Cement (PPC). The project entails planning, designing and producing PPC blend cement with incremental addition of additives, Continue reading →

UPL Dahej

Project full name Switching of fuel from Naphtha  to Natural gas at United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) CDM Project number 0437 Description The project activity aims at reducing GHG emissions through switching from Naphtha to Natural gas as a fuel source for the United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) power plant.  GHG emissions will be reduced due to the use of Natural Gas. Report summary Key promises made by project proponents: natural gas use produces less GHG into atomsphere in comparison to Naptha projet activity increases safety of Continue reading →

Phillips Carbon Black Palej

Project full name Process Waste Heat utilization for power generation at Phillips Carbon Black Limited, Gujarat CDM Project number 0309 Description The project activity involves the generation of electricity by utilizing process flue gases from carbon black manufacturing as fuel. The power generation process involves recovery and utilization of the thermal energy of the process waste gas (i.e. tail gas) being produced from carbon black manufacturing process, which was earlier getting lost in the atmosphere in the form of waste heat. This waste heat/ gas Continue reading →