Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has advocated the idea of making energy co-generation mandatory for all upcoming sugar mills.

Speaking as chief guest at a programme organised by North Indian Sugarcane and Sugar Technologists’ Association (NISSTA) here yesterday, UPERC chairman Desh Deepak Verma laid stress to encourage generation of bagasse-based green energy generation by mills. Bagasse is a sugar byproduct and is commonly used as fuel to produce thermal energy.

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