The city of Karachi has a population of over 20m. © SM Rafiq/Getty Images
The city of Karachi has a population of over 20m. © SM Rafiq/Getty Images

Deal signed for $175m waste-to-energy plant in Karachi

Energy provider K-Electric (KE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with power firm Egro Energy (EE) to build a 50 megawatt (MW) solid waste to energy plant in the city of Karachi in Pakistan.

The plant will cost an estimated $175m and reduce solid waste by 3,000 tons per day. The city produces around 15,000 tons of waste a day.

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