Attention- DG sets users will have to use retrofitted emission control equipment in Delhi
Retrofitting of Emission Control Device/Equipment in DG sets with capacity of 125 KVA and above in NCT of Delhi
2nd July 2021- On the direction of Hon’ble NGT, Delhi Pollution control Committee (DPCC) issues directions under section 31(A) of Air (Pollution and control of pollution) Act 1981, read with Rule 20A (6) of the Air (Pollution and control of Pollution) (Union Territories) Rules Act 1983 for Retrofitting of Emission Control Device/Equipment in DG sets with capacity of 125 KVA and above in NCT of Delhi.
For DG set already operational, ensure either of two options: -
- Use of retrofitted emission control device/equipment having minimum specified particulate matter capturing efficiency of at least 70%, type approval by one of the five CPCB’s Approved lab
- Shifting to gas-based generator by employing new gas base generators or retrofitting the existing DG set for partial gas usage