Mailhem Engineers, an Indian waste management and renewable energy company, and Lhotellier Ikos, a French-based 200 m € group specialising in infrastructure and renewable energy as well as in water management and treatment, announced the joint venture to provide waste to energy solutions for India – Mailhem Ikos Environment Private Limited. With the growing concerns of energy and waste management in India, Mailhem Ikos will be able to provide centralized solutions for waste management. Furthermore, the solutions will enable close to 85% of the waste to be reused in form of energy or recycled. Bringing together the domestic expertise of Mailhem and the technological prowess of Ikos, the joint venture will be able to establish large scale, up-to 500 tonnes, waste management bio gas plants in India.
The new joint venture will specialize in energy production from organic as well as household waste, turnkey bio gas plant and recycling solutions including design, construction, & operations, and landfill restoration & degassing. Speaking on the new venture, Colonel Suresh Rege, Founder, Mailhem Engineers said, “We have been working with Lhotellier Ikos Group on domestic projects over the last two years, and have found a strong synergy amongst the companies in terms of vision, approach, and execution. After working for over 250 bio gas projects since our inception, we are seeing a growing demand of our waste to energy solutions, and joining hands with Ikos will help us to cater to this growing market. Most important, waste and energy are two rising concern in India, and we look forward to an opporuntity to do our part to address these national issues.”