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Telangana’s First Compressed Biogas Project Based on Poultry Litter Inaugurated

Solika commissioned its first CBG unit in Udityal Village near Hyderabad, Telangana in December 2020 and the first commercial usage was successfully achieved in the first week of January 2021.

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Solika Energy (Solika), a compressed biogas (CBG) company backed by Srinivasa Hatcheries and XEMX Projects, is a clean energy company aspiring to contribute towards India’s energy independence.

Solika commissioned its first CBG unit in Udityal Village near Hyderabad, Telangana in December 2020 and the first commercial usage was successfully achieved in the first week of January 2021.

R S S. Rao, Executive Director of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL TAPSO), inaugurated a 2.4 Tonnes per day capacity CBG project, which exclusively uses poultry litter as the raw material. Located next to a large poultry farm with over 4,50,000 birds, all the raw material is collected from the poultry sheds. 

This is the first poultry litter-based CBG project in Telangana, and Solika has built this project under the Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) scheme by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG), Government of India. The CBG produced in this project will be supplied to an IOCL outlet in Attapur, Hyderabad. Commercial sale at this outlet is expected to start from this month onwards. 

In addition to CBG, this plant will also generate around 15 Tonnes of good quality organic manure as a byproduct daily basis. Solika plans to provide this to the local farming communities for their benefit. 

“Solika is also currently in the process of setting up the second CBG project in Telangana. This project is expected to have a CBG production capacity of 3.6 Tonnes per day.”, said Himadeep Nallavadla, the Promoter of Solika Energy Pvt Ltd.  

Solika believes that CBG will play an important role in India’s energy future as it can help reduce fuel imports, provide a viable cleaner alternate fuel to vehicles, and provide additional sources of fertilizer to India’s agricultural sector. 


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