Global Waste Investment Fact File: Spain

Next up in our series of Global Waste Investment Fact Files is the Spain edition. As of April 2017, AcuComm was listing 58 projects in the country, with a total value of US$1.5 billion, or US$27 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • Integrated facilities, waste processing and biofuel development are the leading technology types, accounting for 71% of the investment value between them.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 10.4 million tonnes. This is equal to 179,462 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 51% of Spain’s estimated annual waste generation, at 20.2 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$918 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. The total for 2017 is US$125 million.

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Alternatively, you can take a look at Spain’s projects in our database by clicking here.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – UK WtE Facility

Construction of a 15 MW WtE plant

EQTEC Iberia has been selected as the provider of gasification technology for a new waste-to-energy (WtE) facility, which is to be constructed in Melton, East Yorkshire.

It will treat up to 91,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) per year, generating up to 15 MW of electricity for the area.

Current timescales estimate that the project will take up to 32 months to complete.

For access to the full details of this project, click here.

Weekly Projects Update – 45 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$5,139m

In the week ended 28th July 2017, AcuComm added 45 new or updated projects to our Business db, worth an estimated US$5,139 million and feedstock capacity of just over 9.3 million tonnes.

This takes the total estimated investment value of projects to US$381.7 billion.

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  • WtE incineration was the largest category in terms of feedstock capacity, accounting for an estimated 3.1 million tonnes.
  • The leading country in the past week was the USA, with 10 projects reported on. This was followed by the UK with nine and Germany, Australia and France, with three each.

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AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – China WtE Facility

Construction of a 1,500 tpd WtE facility

China Everbright International is to build a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in Quzhou, Zhejiang Province, at a cost of around RMB 885 million. Designed to have a daily processing capacity of 1,500 tonnes, the facility will generate over 182,910,000 kWh of electricity annually.

This project is now available to access in full for the next 7 days. To take a look, click here.

#Editors’Pick – Waste-to-energy plants

Poland: Construction of a 160,000 tpa WtE plant

EEW Energy from Waste has been awarded the contract for the construction and operation of a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in Gdansk. The facility is expected to have a throughput of 160,000 tonnes of waste each year, sourced from the Gdansk, Tczew and Kwidzyn areas.

For more information on this project, click here.

China: Construction of a 1,000 tpd WtE plant

Contracts have been awarded to Keppel Seghers Belgium for the provision of incineration technology and services for two new WtE plants in Beijing and Yueyang.

The project in Beijing is Keppel Seghers fourth in the city, and will involve providing core equipment, design and technical services for the furnaces and boilers.

Click here for the latest updates on this project.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – UK Waste Treatment Facility

Development of 95,000 tpa waste treatment facility

Eco Park Surrey has reported that both the anaerobic digestion (AD) and gasification facility buildings are substantially complete at the new waste centre in Shepperton. Currently, cladding is being added to the gasification building and pressure testing of the lines at the AD facility is taking place.

Cold commissioning is expected to follow shortly, with hot commissioning set to start in late autumn.

To keep up-to-date with the latest on this project, click here.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – Nigeria Landfill & Waste Management Facilities

Development of a landfill and various waste management facilities

A new ten-year integrated waste management services contract has been signed by Visionscape, who will be responsible for delivering door-to-door waste collection services in Lagos.

Under the contract, Visionscape will also be involved with the design, building and management of the first engineered sanitary landfill in the country. There are also plans to introduce waste-to-energy plants.

To take a look at the full details of this project, along with decision-maker contact information, click here.

AcuComm’s Daily Full Access Project – France Biogas Plant

Construction of a 1.1 MW biogas plant

In mid-July, Quadran announced that construction has commenced on three separate biogas plants in Milhac d’Auberoche. The plant located in Dordogne will feature a cogeneration unit with an output of 1.1 MW.

It is due to be commissioned in October 2017.

For more details on this project, or the others that Quadran are involved with, click here.

Weekly Projects Update – 41 new/updated projects, worth an estimated US$3,807m

In the week ended 21st July 2017, AcuComm added 41 new or updated projects to our Business db, worth an estimated US$3,807 million and feedstock capacity of just over 9.1 million tonnes.

This takes the total estimated investment value of projects to US$381.3 billion.

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  • MSW was the leading feedstock type reported on in the past week, accounting for an estimated 4.8 million tonnes, or 52.6% of the total. This was followed by unspecified organic waste, with 1.5 million tonnes or 16.2%.
  • The leading country in the past week was the USA with seven projects reported on. This was followed by the UK with six and China, Canada and Japan with four each.

To keep up with the latest projects added to our database, click here.

Global Waste Investment Fact File: Bulgaria

The latest edition to our Global Waste Investment Fact File series puts the focus on Bulgaria. As of April 2017, AcuComm was listing eight waste projects in the country, with a total value of US$325 million, or US$41 million each.

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Key points from this Fact File:

  • MBT is the leading project type, accounting for US$139 million or 43% of the total. This is followed by incineration (with energy recovery), accounting for US$82 million or 25% of the total.
  • The total estimated capacity of these projects is 1.8 million tonnes. This is equal to 221,446 tonnes per project on average.
  • This capacity is equal to 59% of Bulgaria’s estimated annual waste generation, at 3 million tonnes.
  • Waste investments totalling US$96 million are expected to become operational over the next few years. This is currently expected to peak in 2017 at US$14 million.

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Alternatively, you can take a look at all of AcuComm’s projects in Bulgaria by clicking here.