AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Japan WtE Facility

Construction of a 160 tpd WtE facility

Hitachi Zosen is to develop and operate a new waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, which is expected to be completed in March 2021.

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Weekly Projects Update – 40 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$4,985m

In the week ending 20th April 2018, AcuComm added 11 new projects and updated 29 in our database. These have a combined estimated value of US$4,985 million.

This brings the total number of active projects in the database to 4,975. They have an estimated value of US$355.1 million or US$71 million on average.

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  • The UK was the leading country in the past week in terms of project value, accounting for US$2,793 million. This was equal to 56% of the total.
  • DP CleanTech was the leading company last week, a contractor/engineer based in China.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Ireland

Next up in the 2018 series of the Global Waste Investment Fact File is the Ireland edition. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing 19 projects in the country. These have a total value of US$1,674 million or US$88 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • Incineration (with energy recovery) is the leading project type, accounting for US$1,191 million or 74% of the total. This is followed by gasification, accounting for US$181 million or 11% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 3.5 million tonnes. This is equal to 185,083 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 131% of Ireland’s estimated annual waste generation at 2.7 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$966 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is expected to peak in 2021 at US$471 million.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – China Biogas Plant

Construction of a dry digestion biogas plant

BioGTS is to supply a dry digestion biogas plant to a location in central China. It will process around 31,000 tonnes of agricultural biomass, such as maize and straw, per annum.

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#Editors’Pick – Biomass & WtE plants

Japan: Construction of Japan’s largest wood-fired biomass plant

Construction work on one of Japan’s largest dedicated wood-fired biomass plants is due to start in June 2019, following the awarding of contracts for equipment to Sumitomo Heavy Industries.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Spain Biomass Plant

Construction of a 50 MW biomass plant

It has been reported this week that Greenalia had secured a senior loan from the EIB to finance its new biomass plant in Teixeiro. The confirmation of financing follows on from receiving approval to proceed with the project back in February.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – US Biosolids Facility

Development of a biosolids handling facility

A biosolids handling facility is to be developed in either Saratoga or Albany County. The project is at the early stages currently, but if approved, will involve the anaerobic digestion of biosolids to create methane gas.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Estonia Biogas Plant

Construction of a pilot biogas upgrading plant

This month, a spokesperson for DMT Environmental Technology informed AcuComm that its new biogas upgrading plant in Viljandimaa had been installed and that testing was complete.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Japan WtE Facility

Construction of a 4.7 MW WtE facility

A new waste-to-energy (WtE) facility in Osaka Prefecture has been completed, incorporating two stoker-type incinerators that can process up to 100 tonnes of waste each day.

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Global Waste Investment Fact File: Taiwan

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the Taiwan edition. As of February 2018, AcuComm was listing six projects in the country. These have a total estimated value of US$168 million or US$28 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:
  • Biogas is the leading project type, accounting for US$59 million or 35% of the total. This is followed by biofuel, accounting for US$48 million or 29% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 0.5 million tonnes. This is equal to 84,966 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 7% of Taiwan’s estimated annual waste generation at 7.4 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$83 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2020 at US$64 million.

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