Surat Municipal Corporation

India Mayor: Jagdishbhai Patel
Summary
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    Population 4466826
  • km 2
    Area 327.0
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    GDP N/A
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Targets

Targets by Surat Municipal Corporation

Renewable energy target

 

  • The Surat Municipal Corporation committed to increase its share of renewable energy in final energy mix in Community by 43% by 2011
  • Current share of renewable energy in final energy mix: 41.1% 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors.
  • The Surat Municipal Corporation committed to increase its share of renewable energy in final energy mix in Community by 43% by 2011
  • Current share of renewable energy in final energy mix: 41.1% 2020
  • The target is going to be reached by activities in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors.
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Energy efficiency target

 

0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2016

  • The Surat Municipal Corporation committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Community energy consumption by 0% by 2016 compared to 2011 levels.
  • Final energy energy consumption: 21350630.0 Mwh
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors

0% Energy efficiency improvement by 2016

  • The Surat Municipal Corporation committed to increase its energy efficiency in Final energy and Community energy consumption by 0% by 2016 compared to 2011 levels.
  • This target will be achieved in Electricity, Heating & cooling and Industry sectors

 

Actions
Solar City Master Plan
Surat Resilient Stretagy Action Plan
Installation of Solar Power Plants for other services of Surat Municipal Corporation - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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  • Facilities
Installation of Bio gas power plants for captive energy consumption - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Facilities
  • Waste
Bus Rapid Transit System for Surat City - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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  • Transport
Re-engineering of water transmission routes to reduce electricity consumption from water pumping - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Earlier, Transmission and Distribution of 30MLD water was done in Pandesara watter distribution system from Sarthana Water Works, which was consuming more electricity due to pumping from longer distance. SMC has re-designed and connectted Pandesara watter distribution system with Dindoli Water works, which saves 0.77 Million kWh electricity per annum leads to reduction of 633.54 tCO2e GHG emission per annum.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Biogas Based Power Generation from Liquid Sewage Waste - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

The first “Technology Demonstration Project” for Conversion of Sewage Gas in to Electricity Generation had been commissioned having capacity of 0.5 MWe at Anjana Sewage Treatment Plant of SMC. Running successfully since October 2003.

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  • Facilities
  • Waste
local action
Use of LED streetlights on new roads - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Completed

SMC has proposed to install LED lights on all new roads. Total 9,253 nos. of LED luminaires have been installed in city till date. This initiative has potential to reduce 0.63 Million kWh electricity per year and 518.35 tCO2e GHG emission per year

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Switching "OFF" Streetlights During Low Traffic Period - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

SMC had adopted practice of switching “OFF” 50% streetlights on major 155 roads during low traffic period between 12:00 AM to morning.

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  • Facilities
  • Transport
local action
Installation of 30MW wind power plant and utilization of electricity for water supply system - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Surat Municipal Corporation has four major water works having total water treatment capacity of 1,161 MLD. Water supply is consuming more than one third of the total electricity consumption of government operations. Water supply system is run through HT connections and electricity tarriff is very high. There is lot of potential to save energy by using renewable energy. Surat Municipal Corporation has installed total 30MW wind power plant, which reduce half of total electricity requirement of water supply system till 2016-17. Hence, electricity generation through wind power plant is planned to use electrical phase wise manner at water works. This initiative has potential to generate around 35.55 Million kWh electricity and reduce 29258 tCO2e GHG emission.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Replacement of existing lights with LED lights in municipal buildings - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission has launched a program to reduce power demand under the scheme of Demand Side Management (DSM). This program designed for electrical power supplying utilities and it is to be implemented by them without any cost to consumers. Under this program, SMC has replaced total 5,670 nos. of existing 36W capacity fluorescent luminaires with 18W LED lights at various schools, offices & utilities. This initiative has potential to reduce 0.24 Million kWh electricity consumption and 194.46 tCO2e GHG emission.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Formation of energy efficiency cell for energy efficiency in Municipal services - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

Aim of energy efficiency cell is to conduct in house Energy Audit, to organize External Energy Audit as per Act/ Order of Government, to identify energy conservation projects and feasibility, to find out sources for procuring power at lowest possible price, Feasibility study for own power generation, to protect the interest of SMC in GERC for tariff related maters, to do scrutiny of file having more than or equal to 30 kW power loading, and to monitor the usages of electricity through Energy Bill.

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  • Facilities
local action
100 kWp SPV based Grid connected Power Plant at Science Centre - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

Energy Generation commenced from: 18-Jan-2013
Expected Energy Generation (First Year): 1,41,134 KWH/ annum
Total Capital Cost: Rs. 80.91 Lacs
Expected saving in energy bill: Rs. 17.03 Lacs/ annum
Total Energy Generated till Aug-2014: 2,10,786 KWH
Total Savings till Aug-2014: Rs. 22.66 Lacs

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
local action
Construction of frenchwell to reduce head for water supply - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Under construction / set up

At present, 100 MLD potable is being catered from Sarthana Water Works Intake Well to Head Water Works via Water Treatment Plant and pumping house. It is proposed to construct new French wells at Sarthana Water Works and 100 MLD potable water is proposed to supply from french well to Head Water Works directly through 38 m head, with set of 8 energy efficient pumps. This initiative has potential to reduce energy consumption of 1.17 Million kWh per year and reduce 962.65tCO2e GHG emission per year.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
6.3MW Power generation from biogas generated at Sewage Treatment Plant - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Surat Municipal Corporation has installed total 5.8 MW power generation plants from biogas generated at various sewage treatment plant.
1. 0.5 MW capacity power plant has been install at Anjana STP in year 2003, which uses biogas to generate electricity. This initiative has potential to generate around Million kWh eectricity and reduce tCO2
2. Total 3 MW capacity power plant has been install at Karanj, Singanpore and Bhatar STP (1MW at each STP) in year 2008, which uses biogas to generate electricity. This initiative has potential to generate around Million kWh eectricity and reduce tCO2
3. Total 1.2 MW capacity power plant is under constriuction, work started in year 2016.
This initiative has potential to generate around 14 Million kWp electricity per year and reduce 11518 tCO2e GHG emission.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
  • Other Emissions
local action
Conversion of Conventional FLL Vs Energy Efficient FLL - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Surat Municipal Corporation is the first corporation in India which has converted all the existing fluorescent luminaries having conventional magnetic ballast & FL Lamp consuming average 50 watt with energy efficient electronic ballast and T- 8 FL lamp having three times more life and consuming total power of 28 W, in year 2003.

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  • Buildings
  • Facilities
local action
Aggregate 750 kWp SPV based Grid connected Power Plants at Main Office Building, Katargam Water Works and other 12 sites - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Energy Generation commenced from: 26-Mar-2014
Expected Energy Generation (First Year): 10,48,761 KWH/ annum
Total Capital Cost: Rs. 7.00 Crores
Expected saving in energy bill: Rs. 1.15 Crores/ annum
Total Energy Generated till Aug-2014: 4,19,426 KWH
Total Savings till Aug-2014: Rs. 48.53 Lacs

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  • Buildings
  • Facilities
local action
Policy to Install New FLL with Electronic Ballast & Hi-lumen Lamp (Continuous) - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

After successful implementation, SMC has made a policy to install all new fluorescent luminaries with electronic ballast and high lumen T-8 fluorescent lamp only.

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  • Buildings
  • Facilities
local action
Rooftop Solar PV installation on Municipal Buildings - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Surat Municipal Corporation has installed 5 MW capacity of grid connected rooftop solar PV at various buildings. This initiative has Potential to produce electricity of around 8 Million kWh per year and reduce 6582 tCO2e GHG emission.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Installation of Solar Water Heating Systems for municipal Hospitals - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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  • Facilities
Replacement of existing HPSV lights with LED lights - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: Under construction / set up

There are total 1,17,000 nos. of street lights within Surat Municipal Corporation limit, which are old and inefficient. It is proposed to replace all energy inefficient lights with LED lights on ESCo model with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL). The work also includes replacement of conventional feeder pillars with Centralised Control & Monitoring System (CCMS). This initiative has potential to reduce around 9.83 Million kWh electricity per year and 8087 tCO2e GHG emission.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Replacement of total 68 inefficient old pump sets with new energy efficient pumps at various water works & water distribution stations - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

There are total 375 pump sets installed and in operation for current water supply system in Surat Municipal Corporation limit. Detailed energy audit was done for water supply system. Based on external audit and continuous observations by SMC officials, total 68 pump sets installed before 15 to 20 years were found working inefficiently. It was identified there is significant potential of energy saving through replacement of existing pumping system with energy efficient pumps. It was proposed to replace all 68 inefficient pumps with energy efficient pumps. This initiative has potential to reduce around 2.85 Million kWh electricity per year and reduce 2344.92tCO2e GHG emission per year.

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  • Other Emissions
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Rooftop Solar PV installation by community - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has taken an initiative To promote the grid connected SPV rooftop and small SPV power generating plants among the residential, community, institutional, industrial and commercial establishments across Surat city as a part of the Solar City programme of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Surat Municipal Corporation with support from TERI has developed website through which citizen can apply online to install rooftop PV system. SMC has received total 3076 applications from citizens, schools, college, commercial and industrial sectors to install total capacity more than 14 MW in city through "Net metering", among this, more than 9 MWp rooftop Solar PV has been install in city limit. Due to this initiative city is already generating 14 Million kWh electricity per year and reduced 11518 tCO2e GHG emission. With installation of rest of 5MW system in city has potential to generate additional 8 Million kWh electricity and reduce 6582 tCO2e GHG emission.

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  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Other Emissions
local action
Replacement of existing 9 Horizontal / Split Casing Pump (HSCP) with Verticle Turbine (VT) pumps - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical / Infrastructural
  • Status: In operation

SMC has replaced existing 9 inefficient old Horizontal / Split Casing Pump (HSCF) pump sets with new energy efficient Verticle Turbine (VT) pumps at different head works. This initiative has potential to reduce energy consumption around 1 Million kWh per year and 822.78 tCO2e GHG emission per year.

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  • Other Emissions
local action
Installation of Bio gas power plants for captive energy consumption - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
Bus Rapid Transit System for Surat City - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Mobility
WASTE TO ENERGY RESEARCH CENTRE (WTERC) - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Construction of French wells for ensuring lifeline supply in any eventuality - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Establishment of dedicated Trust - "Surat Climate Change Trust" for implementing various measures against potential effects of Climate Change effects - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
  • Land use regulations
  • Human security and emergency response
Re-Engineering in Water Supply Routes - Surat Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Surat Municipal Corporation has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2011. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2011, the Stationary energy and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Surat Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2011
Government operations inventory

The Surat Municipal Corporation has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2011. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2011, the are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Surat Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2011

Mayor Jagdishbhai Patel
Surat Municipal Corporation, India

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Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
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